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Beater: bass drum, pedal.

Technical description: Hinged foot-piece and hinged heel-rest; adjustable spring tension. Foot-plate is a steel casting; heel-plate, clamp base assembly and beater spindle hinge are all cast aluminium; the pedal support is formed of heavy gauge steel wire; the beater is of solid felt. The foot-plate pulls on the left-hand side of one end of the top spindle assembly. The other end of the spindle carries the beater mounting with thumb-screw, and the return spring which is adjustable. The drum rim clamp has an aluminium top piece and thumb-screw for securing.

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    First quarter of the 20th century
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    University of Edinburgh
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  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:length 285; height at rest 270; head diameter 50.