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A reader (Victor Baruzzini of St. Louis) wrote that he inherited this drum and that the tag (written in the 1950's) identifies the drum as an antique Belgian snare drum from the 1800's.
Readers with information or opinions are welcome to comment below or email us at Blogmaster@FieldDrums.com.
See also CW(?) Brass Drumstick Holder and Capped Sticks, this blog, April 15, 2010.
See a short discussion of the Triumph marching snare drum which bears some similar design features but which is, of course, more modern (ca. 1945).
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