GRETSCH 1950s 3 PLY DRUM SET
COMPLETE PACKAGE

Few words can describe the unbelievable finds still
to be found out there in closets!


 

Here is 1 like new 1953 Gretsch 4 piece
100% original right down to the thin rod washers *

*The entire set has its original calfskins the only exception is for the snare batter head a new remo

These are the 3 ply shells which earned the moniker That Great Gretsch Sound
There are many, many pictures and you can Read the details of this set below



The condition of this set is spectacular
The Original Finish is like new with rich original color and a highly reflective gloss
The Chrome Fittings are also exceptional, even the rail assembly!

There is only some light pitting on the throw off and some light snare
basket wear on the bottom snare hoop
NOTE: do not put snares in metal grip baskets
There are also a few light scratches on 1 of the 13 tom muffler knob as seen in the pics below
 


9 x 13 tom
Dual, Single Pad Mufflers on Batter and Resonant side
Diamond Plate tom mount
Tack Badge
Chrome over Brass hoops
Gretsch Diamond logo Calf Skin Heads 1 has smallpin hole


16 x16 Floor tom
Dual, Single Pad Mufflers on Batter and Resonant side
Gladstone type ft leg mounts
tom mount
Tack Badge
Chrome over Brass hoops
Gretsch Diamond logo Calf Skin Heads bottom has repaired tear




14 x 22 Bass drum
First Run Hex Knob Pratt muffler on Bass drum
Calfskin heads
Telescoping spurs
Chrome over Brass T rods and Claws
2 Cast Gretsch Cymbal L arm mounts
2 Gretsch telescoping Cymbal L arms
Bass drum rail mount
2 original calf skin heads batter side has small pea sized rub through mark
Original Hoops with inlays and factory high gloss black lacquer




The Snare drum
The size is
This drum features the long body Microsensitive
Single point Fast Tension snare bracket
Single pad muffler
Die cast hoops
Original Gretsch wires
Original Gretsch snare side thin Calfskin
New remo Batter head
 





Original hardware pack is also included and in excellent condition
1 Gretsch Hi Hat w Butteryfly clutch
1 Marvel Snare stand
1 Gretsch Floating action bass drum pedal
1 Gretsch throne
2 Gretsch Cymbal L Arms
2 Gretsch Aluminum Bass drum spurs
3 Gretsch Floor tom Legs


Oh yes all 4 drums have clear maple interiors and 3 ply shells!