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Hi-hat cymbal

This instrument is part of a drum kit. It is a professional series, 14-inch suspended hi-hat cymbal made of bronze (CuSn8) with central boss. It should couple with another suspended hi-hat cymbal, face to face, on a stand that has a pedal mechanism to activate them.

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  • Inscriptions:Red ink-stamp on top surface: Paiste 3000 / Top / Medium / Hi-Hat / 14"|On reverse: PAISTE / MADE IN SWITZERLAND
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:111.142 Cymbals
  • Repository:National Museum of the Royal Navy
  • Measurements:Diameter: 350mm