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Military bass drum

This is a standard pattern, military bass drum with lacquered wooden shell, wooden counterhoops, 28-inch synthetic heads, and a chrome-plated rod-tensioned system using claws and double-wall lugs (10 rods). It has a chrome-plated carry ring/eye.

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    Premier [Corporation]
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    Museum of Army Music
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  • Decorative elements:Shell lacquer in Royal tri-colour (blue, red and white) and counterhoops with standard wavy-line pattern.
  • Inscriptions:Branded on the inside of shell: A1/7710-99-120 2653 / [broad arrow] 1995|Metal plate on vent hole: PREMIER / PERCUSSION / Made in England
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  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Width: 315mm; Diameter: 735mm