This is a Gretsch Model 4157, 5 x 14 Midnight Blue Pearl Wood Snare Drum 1960’s Serial #74259.
Round Badge. This is just an excellent example of a 60’s Gretsch snare drum. It looks and sounds fantastic.
Badge Type: Round Badge.
Badge Condition: Excellent
Material/Finish: Laminate over wood. At the edge of the laminate wrap it is slightly lifting from its adhesive at the seam.
Wood Shell Condition: Very light general wear. Looks to be painted grey/silver on the inside.
Snare Throw: Works well.
Snare Wires: Original Gretsch power snares. (minor damage)
Muffler: Functions well with good felt
Heads: The batter head is new. The snare head looks to be an original Gretsch Permatone head in good used condition.
Lugs: 8 Streamline lugs. We do not guarantee that all lug screws are original.
Hoop Condition (Wear/Pitting/Flaking or Rust): Gretsch cast hoops with very light general wear.
Player Wear: Very light general wear (minor if any surface imperfections).
Case: Good used plastic Olive and Blue Ludwig 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.