Slingerland Deluxe RADIO KING drum set Zildjian A BLUE SPARKLE KRUPA

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Slingerland Deluxe RADIO KING drum set Zildjian A BLUE SPARKLE KRUPA

2,870.00

Up for sale is this RARE Slingerland Deluxe RADIO KING drum set from back in the day. Manufactured in 1957, these look exactly like the Gene Krupa Deluxe 1-N Radio King Ensemble as featured in the 1959 catalog. BLUE SPARKLE PEARL wrap finish is in PERFECT, time-capsuled, showroom condition. You will not find a nicer one!! No extra holes, no modifications. Made famous by Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich, these drums have a beautiful retro sound with a strong attack and quick decay. The shells are mahogany-poplar-mahogany with maple re-rings. AMAZING!! 9x13 mounted tom, 16x16 floor tom, 14x22 bass, and a MAPLE 5.5x14 SUPER KRUPA snare drum with new AND original wires and CLAM strainer. Krupa’s FAVE!! New Remo coated heads all around with a coated Powerstroke on the bass. Hardware is like new and upgraded, including modern double-braced stands, an additional snare stand, DW 5000 single pedal, and PDP hihat stand. Some original old-school hardware as well, including cymbal mount and original sizzler!! So NICE!! Cymbals are a set of matched vintage Zildjian A’s that came off a jazz players studio kit and are a 20” A MEDIUM LIGHT ride from the 60’s, 18” A 60’s Medium crash, 16” A HEAVY crash from the 40’s, and 14” A 60’s hi hats. This is the vintage kit you’ve been looking for!! AWESOME!!

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