Oysters For Xmas

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    markrocks68 Very well Known Member

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    VERY thankful to end a great year with an incredible set❤️
    The is my 1959 Transition Badge Super Classic No. 980P Outfit in Oyster Black Pearl with yup, the optional 14 x 14 FT. Once again many thanks to Steve Maxwell Vintage Drums for another off the chart kit
    Drums are dated as follows in red ink on the beautiful mahogany shells:
    14 x 22 bass drum May 6 1959
    9 x13 tom May 6 1959
    5.5 x 14 snare July 22 1959
    14 x 14 FT unreadable
    First couple of pictures by Steve. Then what showed up. Then all cleaned up second set. The drums just needed a good loving cleaning. The condition is incredible. All 4 scarf joints there & original calfs on tom and bass drum. I've been salivating all over them since last Friday when they arrived. They sound incredible. They sing. First gig this Thursday & I'll be using them for the remaining 4 gigs this year including NYE.
    My kind of Xmas miracle.
    Thanks Santa :santa:
     

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    some more pics.
    Merry Xmas!!
     

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    wflkurt Deafus Maximus

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    Amazing set of drums!
     
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    Oh ... my.
    That is perfect.
    Congratulations on an amazing find and an amazing kit. My favorite vintage shell layup. And CALF HEADS to boot! Wow!
    Man, I love dealing with Steve. He has some mighty fine kits.
     
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    I LOVE the fact you're going to gig with them. Share them with the world. Awesome.
     
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    WOW Beautiful. Like Bill II once told me, "they were made to be played and enjoyed, so play them and enjoy them. You can't take them with you...........
     
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    Another awesome kit for the collection. Congrats Mark!
     
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    JazzDrumGuy DFO Master

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    Wow - great!
     
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    Thank you all.
    It's been a great year. More motivation to remain booze free. :)
     
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    and the first gig with the new dress as usual.
    The drums sang as well as the singer :love4:
     

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    They are beautiful, congrats and merry Christmas to you.
     
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    Thank you sir & Happy 2019!!
     
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    Gorgeous! Congrats man!
     
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    Thank you sir! HNY!
     

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