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Slingerland Drums Niles Illinois

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Niles IL 70’s through the early 80’s.

Imported drums in the 80’s had this badge.

Slingerland 14# Snare Drum 60#s ?

Original plate.

Serial number 152748.

Condition is Used.

No case or stand.

Drum only.

The top head is dirty and has been well used.

The bottom head has a small hole in it and some scratches.

The snare strainer is definitely old.

This snare has been stored so it is pretty dirty and could use a good cleaning.

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Slingerland Drum Co.


is an Illinois Corporation filed on October 31, 1984.

The company’s filing status is listed as Revoked.

The Registered Agent on file for this company is Lawrence R Rasp and is located at 6633 N Milwaukee, Niles , IL 60648.

Slingerland Drum Company In 1962 the Slingerland Drum Company located at 6633 North Milwaukee Avenue, Niles employed 100 people who made drums and accessories.

The ” Slingerland Drum Company” was founded by Henry Heanon “H.


” Slingerland (1875#1946) in 1912.

The History of the Slingerland Drum Company.

Here is a brief history of the Slingerland Drum Company from 1923-1970.

I have included many photos, which may take a while to load.

1959-60: Around this time, the Slingerland factory moved from its Chicago, Illinois location to Niles , Illinois.

The Radio King name was no longer being used except.

21/11/2019 Looks like a sixties Slingerland (black and brass badge).

If it says ” Niles , Illinois “, then it’s from 1960-1969; if it says “Chicago”, then it’s from 1955-1960.

It looks like a student snare kit (six lug, three-ply shell).

I’ve value it at between $100-$150.

Article I – Slingerland Drum Badge Timeline Part 2 Slingerland Drum Badges Primary Production Badges and Serial Numbers # Post- Niles 1989 – 2008, Chicago Drum Wins Big at the 2014 Snare Drum Olympics! See what the pros have to say about our Single Ply Steam-Bent Maple Snare.

#Placing 1st in Category in our first Snare Drum Olympics is a HUGE honor,# says Jim Moritz, President of Chicago Drum.

#It validates our passion for the amount of craftsmanship that goes into every drum we.

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