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    Civil War-Era Snare Drum With Painted Eagle by C. H. Eisenbrandt, Baltimore. 16 ½-inches in diameter, 14-inches high. An appealing drum with a warm, dark patina and uniform crazing to the finish of the shell. Metal-reinforced vent hole through which is visible the label of C. H. Eisenbrandt of Baltimore. The drum is complete with six strands of gut snares held by a brass strainer (the tensioning is on a cloth lanyard). All elements appear to be original such as the rope and leather ears. Each leather ear is secured to the rope via two brass rivets. The batter skin is in good condition; the lower skin is cracked.

    Condition: Very good. With heat and age crazing to the shell and scuffing and wear to the counterhoops.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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