The stamp dates it to about the late 1950’s to the 1960’s. It weights apporximately 1452 grams which makes it fairly heavy for its size. Probably, be used best as a ride symbol which is how I used it. In this capacity it produces a nice jazzy ring. The cymbal has been in storage for over 30 years.
- These are their top-tier products that are produced on a mass scale for people to buy.
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- Something that used to surprise me was that the most famous and successful drummers will still use cymbals from the lower-tier lines.
- It’s not a big deal, it was just something I wondered about because it seems like Zildjian cancels a lot of really popular cymbals.
- Like the rest of the A Family Cymbals, A Custom also shares that bright and sweet sound.
The hammering and lathing look like that of a K, so maybe I just cant make out the K. If you’re looking for high-quality cymbals, you should look to see what Zildjian has to offer within these lines. Most of what you’ll find here will fit perfectly within professional settings.
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ALL were stamped and, in many cases with actual military equipment, dated as well. These cymbals would be dated until the mid 50’s and many have found their way into ‘private’ hands. Dave, it looks like an Italian cymbal from around the 1940s. The hammering pattern is very distinctive to those cymbals. Many cymbals from that time were simply stamped “Made in Italy” and it is quite likely that the ink stamp was cleaned off or worn off by the time you got it.
Included in the pack is a pair of 14” hi-hats, 16” and 18” crashes, and a 20” ride. It produces tones that are incredibly warm, dark, and smooth. Combine those with clear stick articulation, and you have the reason for why so many jazz drummers love this ride cymbal.
They’re fairly good options for rock, punk, and metal. They have a strong “chick” sound, and they open up very nicely when you loosen your foot on the pedal. The overall tone is bright and full-bodied, working well along with other bright cymbals. However, it somehow works excellently with dark and dry cymbals as well. This is the Zildjian cymbal set you should get if you need cymbals that are cutting and bright.
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Cymbalholic is alive and well after a bit of a blackout a few months ago. I used to use Cymbalholics as my reference for Zildjian dates, but of course that forum went belly-up years ago. Looks like they might come back, but it’s not there yet. Only since they started serial #s recently, could you tell age. I spoke with a gentleman at the Zildjian factory the other day, who has been there for a very long time.
The Meinl company was founded in 1951, meaning it’s fairly young compared to Zildjian and its more well known competitor Sabian. However, Meinl has done a lot of innovating over that time and has paved the way for a lot of cymbal types. I suggest you try mixing and matching those two lines, though. You can see from the pro drummers how effective it is in getting a fantastic overall cymbal sound. One thing to note is that I’ve never seen famous drummers performing with S Series or lower cymbals before.