Gretsch 4 x 14 Max Roach Snare

Here we have one very Hard to find Gretsch collectible
The Max Roach Model snare
A great piece for your playing or collecting

This drum is 100% original except for new heads and 3 missing wire strands
The finish is Blue Pearl and is in great shape with no scuffing splits of seam lift
The finish has slightly darkened and has a great gloss
The Chrome condition is also nice with some wear on the bottom snare hoop but well above
the typical condition these hoops are generally found in.
The Throw off and Butt end work excellent as does the muffler
Edges and shell are in top form and the drum seats Remo heads
Date stamp is sept 15 1953
The drum badge grommet had been split but the badge has been reaffixed
to the shell with a proper aged brass grommet

Features include All factory issued componts to include
Classic Gretsch 3 ply shell
Single point Gladstone type Lugs
Die cast Hoops
Microsensitive Throw Off
Single point Fast tension Bracket
Single pad round muffler
Gretsch tension rods and washers