Monday, April 17, 2017

Civil War Infantry Drum






 
Looks authentic.  What do you think?
 
Description: Regulation Civil War Infantry drum. The drum gives every appearance of being very well used since the war, with restoration to the leather hoop tighteners and replaced cords. Brass tacking looks to be original on drum air hole. Drum head of bottom is torn. The paint on both the red hoops and the eagle decorated panel is worn but retains vibrancy.
Dimensions: 14 -1/4"T. x 16 -3/4"D.
Condition Report: (Very Good). 
 
  
May 26, 2017, 9:00 AM PST
Las Vegas, NV, US
Live Auction
 

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