Friday, November 20, 2009

4x15 Montineri Piccolo Snare

This is one of Joe Montineri's masterpieces, with an exquisitely finished maple shell with tube lugs and Montineri's own strainer design. It is unique in that it's fifteen inches in diameter, giving plenty of head surface for brush work. It's shown with triple-flanged hoops, but long after the photo was taken I upgraded it with Leedy nickel over brass single flanged hoops and nickel over brass clips, shown below:

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