1950's Gretsch Broadkaster 4pc in White Marine Pearl 20,13,16,14

In stock at Daytona Beach Drum Center, 1950's Gretsch Broadkaster 4pc in White Marine Pearl. Overall in excellent condition for it's age, making this "collectors condition". The wrap is tight and very consistent though out the entire kit. One small "light spot" on the bass drum, shown in pics. Nothing alarming or noticeable at first glance. The parts are all original, with added heating element in the snare. The added element is not original, but it's one of the finest examples of a heater we've ever seen. The drums were cased in a climate controlled environment for over 30 years and is a great representation of Brooklyn era 1950's Gretsch. The original owner claimed the kit was played at the 64' Worlds Fair in Queens NY. Although this cannot be verified, the timeline and location of this kit makes sense.

White marine pearl wrap. (consistent yellowing throughout)
Dual cymbal mounts off kick
Functioning rail consolette
Hardware is excellent (except for die cast chopper hoops on snare)
Dual tone controls on 13"+16"
Pratt muffler on 20"BD
Broadkaster Maple/Poplar/Maple Shell (no ply seperation)
Clear interiors
Calf Earthtone heads on batter sides
Power cord included with snare (dried out, but works)
5.5x14 Matching snare with heater and power cord.

For additional pictures or info please feel free to contact Daytona Beach Drum Center. This kit is on display in our showroom.

Seller's return policy: This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.
quantity: 1
Listing created Feb 4, 2021

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