Friday, January 25, 2008

Not mine, but worthy of displaying

This circa 1920s/30s vintage Leedy snare drum was recently snagged (stolen, actually) off eBay by my good friend Tim McKenzie. The engraving is exquisite, and the hardware is actually gold plated - it arrived dusty and dirty, but Tim put some elbow grease into cleaning it up. Here she is in all her splendid glory:

I've made him offers, which he has wisely declined.