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Military side drum

This instrument is associated with the 2nd Division of the Royal Marines. It is a military side drum with emblazoned metal shell, wooden counterhoops, 14-inch skin heads, rope-tensioned with the British style white leather braces (round edge, white, with vellum lace), and drag rope. The counterhoops have eight drilled holes and brass saddles through which the tensioning rope passes. There is a J-hook screw style snare strainer for gut snares, and the batter head has three steel feet painted in red.

  • Measurements:Diameter: 370mm; Height: 225mm