This is a Gretsch 5.5 x 14 Jet Black Nitron Wood Snare Drum Serial 1950’s #isi9276.
It’s very rare to have the Black Nitron finish in such good shape on a 50’s Gretsch Snare drum.
Badge Type: Round
Badge Condition: Excellent
Material/Finish: Lacquer over wood
Wood Shell Condition: Very light general wear.
Snare Throw: Gretsch micro-sensitive strainer that works well.
Snare Wires: Not Original
Muffler: Functions well with good felt.
Heads: Good used condition.
Lugs: 8 Streamline lugs. We do not guarantee that all lug screws are original. There is one lug to the left of the snare throw that has a small dent in it please see pictures.
Hoop Condition (Wear/Pitting/Flaking or Rust): Very light general wear to the Gretsch cast hoops. There is a very small dent by one of the lug screws on the top hoop to the left of the snare butt.
Player Wear: Very light general wear (minor if any surface imperfections).
Case: Good used Premier plastic square case.
*Note: If the serial number begins with “isi” this means we were unable to locate or read the original serial number and therefore it was assigned an automatically generated serial number from our system.