Thursday, November 13, 2008

Porter Blanchard Drum

eBay seller heritageauctionsinc( 66) is auctioning this Porter Blanchard drum (eBay no. 260311305383) from its catalog "2008 NOV Signature Civil War Auction #6015":

Classic Regulation Style Company Grade Civil War Infantry Snare Drum. 16½" high, 16" diameter. Maple body excellent with just some scattered scratches and light dents with nice patina. Hoops retain 80% of the original red paint. Noteworthy seam indicating the drum could actually pre-date the Civil War. Original paper label, "Bass & Tenor Drums and Ebony Drum Sticks Manufactured and Sold By Peter Blanchard, Concord, N. H." Ropes, tighteners, heads and snares all about perfect. Choice example.

US $2,500.00 - US $3,500.00

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