Monday, May 12, 2008

19th Century Painted Maple Drum

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A 19th Century Painted Maple Drum This maple drum dates to the mid to late 19th century and has a beautiful painted eagle on the side of the drum. The rims have separated from the edges of the drum and the strings are loose at the bottom. The tension ropes are new and the drum measures 15 ½" in height and is 16 ½" in diameter.

Sold for: $1,434.00 (includes BP) Bid Source: Internet
Ended: Jun 23, 2007
Lot: 72130 Auction: 663
Heritage Auction Galleries,

Compare this Drum in the Collection of Mark Goldberg:

The Heritage Auction Drum again:

Conclusion: It's the same drum!

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