Military side drum
This instrument is associated with the Band of the Queen's Royal Lancers. It is a standard pattern, military side drum with emblazoned wooden shell (metallic painting) and wooden counterhoops, with 14-inch synthetic heads mounted in aluminum flesh hoop. Rod-tensioning with claws and double-sided wall lugs (8 rods). Adjustable top wire snare with lever, and straight-lay bottom wire snare with tensioning screw. The batter head has 3 metal feet painted in red.
G. Potter & Co [Corporation]
Museum of Army Music
- Inventory number:
- Place of production:
Aldershot (Timezone: Europe/London)
- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:211.212.11 Individual double-skin cylindrical drums, one skin used for playing
- Specific materials/techniques:
- Decorative elements:Heraldic emblazonment of the Band of the Queen's Royal Lancers, with Royal Coat of Arms included and respective badge. Counterhoops with standard wavy-line pattern in Royal tri-colour (blue, red and white).
- Inscriptions:Black metal plate: George Potter & Co / PHONE ALDERSHOT 22100 (and) ALDERSHOT, ENGLAND. (and) GRAMS POTTER ALDERSHOT (and stamped: 9 96)|Branded on the inside of shell: A1/7710-99-130 7651 / [broad arrow] 1995|Painted on shell: George Potter & Co. Potter's Corner ALDERSHOT
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:211.212.11 Individual double-skin cylindrical drums, one skin used for playing
- Repository:Museum of Army Music
- Measurements:Height: 355mm; Diameter: 375mm