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Bass drum

Bass Drum, wood, 1905-1914; used by the 1st Battalion Royal Irish Regiment; front painted blue/ black with red borders, decorated in centre with royal arms, regimental name, motto and battle honours, and on edge maker’s name, George Potter and Co, Aldershot is painted in red; flesh hoops broken and twisted, drum heads torn on hoop fractures; thirteen cord holes with brass cord slides, painted blue outside with red edge and white worm, and white inside with red edge and blue worm; three ball legs on each hoop; brass ring pick up.

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    G. Potter & Co [Corporation]
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    National Army Museum
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    Aldershot (Timezone: Europe/London)
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