Beater: bass drum, pedal
MakerBoosey & Hawkes
Date MadeMid 20th Century
DescriptionTechnical description: `Ajax' model; head adjustable to strike with either hard or soft side. Pressed steel foot plate and lower pedal support; upright spring housing, rim clamp and beater mounting lever are all brass castings; metallic parts are all nickel-plated. Thumbwheel adjustment of spring tension.
Other InformationGeneral usage of type: dance band or jazz band.
Notesr. parks, 24.10.98, 15 or 22 may 1999; a. myers; c.j. overton, 24.10.98.
Measurementslength 300; height at rest 255; head diameter c|55.
ProvenancePurchased with assistance from the Government's Local Museums Purchase Fund, 1984.
CollectionMIMEd; Blades Collection