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Military bass drum

This instrument is associated with the Royal South Gloucester Light Infantry. It is a military bass drum with emblazoned wooden shell, wooden counterhoops, 28-inch skin heads (one missing), and rope-tensioned with British style white leather braces (round edge, white, with vellum lace). The counterhoops have twelve drilled holes through which the tensioning rope passes. The shell has a brass tack pattern and a brass carry ring.

  • Measurements:Width: 660mm; Diameter: 745mm