Slingerland

1950s Slingerland Super Gene Krupa Model Radio King Snare Drum Blue Sparkle : 5.5 x 14

$799.00

Out of stock

1956-59 Slingerland Super Gene Krupa Model Radio King

Finish : Sparkling Blue Pearl

Size : 5.5 x 14

Available for purchase is a beautiful Slingerland Super Gene Krupa Model Radio King snare drum dating between 1956 and 1959. The drum is in outstanding condition with 100% factory originality from top to bottom. The drum features a beautiful unfaded Sparkling Blue Pearl wrap which was real glass flakes, making this wrap pop and shine in the light. The drum is also equipped with all original nickel plated hardware from top to bottom. The clam shell style strainer functions properly and includes the original extended snare wires along with the elusive lever extension arm! These arms were typically lost over time. Original Slingerland calf heads are still installed on top and bottom (with a few pin-point holes around the strainer and butt on the resonant side. Drums of this originality do not surface very often! This is beautiful for both the collection shelf or snare stand!