Technical description: Nickel-plated brass material shell and counter-hoops; wooden flesh hoops; skin heads; screwed rod tensioning, needing drum-key to adjust tension; wire covered snares; felt damper. 14-inch head. Repair History: The snare strainer mechanism appears to be a replacement; some of the tensioner hooks over the rim of the batter (top) head are home-made replacements.
General usage of type: Typical dance band and jazz band instrument.
a.|myers; c.|overton and r.|parks, 9.5.98.
Purchased with assistance from the Government's Local Museums Purchase Fund, 1984.