Slingerland drum dating
Slingerland drum company manufactured drums at many different locations throughout the years.For example, from 1928-61 their drums were manufactured in Chicago.These photos, together with the shape of a badge, can help you narrow your date down considerably.
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In many cases new serial number badges were put on top of older serial number badges which puts a newer drum with an older badge.
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You can visit that section of the web site by Clicking Here.In 1949 they switched to round badges in solid metal colors.