Saturday, May 31, 2008

Marked George Kilbourn Civil War era drum

Information from Cowan's Auction Website:

Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium: $1,495.00
Auction: 2006, Firearms and Early Militaria Auction, Dec 7

Marked George Kilbourn Civil War era drum, brown wood body with brass tacks forming geometric patterns. Eight brown leather tension braces (ears) affixed to ropes. Paper label on inside of drum reads Bass and Snare Drums Tambourines & Banjos Made and Repaired by George Kilbourn at His Premium Drum Factory 119 Orange Street Albany. Top and bottom bands around drum painted brick red. Snare drum head stamped Amrawco. 15.75" height, 16.25" diameter. Two of the leather tension mounts are severed in half. Snare drum head with 4.75" tear. Brick red paint ca 70%. Bottom edges of wood rim with some chips in the wood. Ropes are a replacement.

(EST $800-$1000)
Price Realized: $1,495.00
Price includes buyer's premium.

Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
6270 Este Ave
Cincinnati, OH United States 45232

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