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Gretsch 7x14 FredKaster 50th anniv snare drum
CALL TO ORDER. Brand new from Gretsch in commemoration of Fred Gretsch's 50 years in the musical instrument industry. This is a special drum distributed only through the Gretsch Round Badge dealers. Only 50 drums in the USA. The drum is a 7x14 with a special 4 ply shell that is maple/poplar/maple/maple with reverse roundover bearing edges, double flanged 302 hoops and a Microsensitive strainer. All done in a beautiful whitewash finish. Each drum has a nameplate similar to what Gretsch used for the 50s era Max Roach snares. The nameplate on these drums is engraved "FredKaster 65 Model". The "Kaster" portion harkens back to the 50s era Broadkaster series and the reference to "65" refers to Fred's first year in the business. The drum also comes with a beautiful presentation case made of wood, and a certificate of authenticity. Each certificate will use one year from Fred's 50 years as the serial number, starting with serial #1965. The numbers for the certificates will be drawn via lottery, so we can not select a specific year. I have four snares coming in within a few weeks so reserve yours now.