Vintage Drum & Percussion Catalogs in PDF format


Out Of Print Original Drum & Percussion Catalogs in PDF format


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Cover Description Sample Pages

1950s JENCO MUSICAL PRODUCTS brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL Jen-Co Musical Products brochure from my personal archive. This digital collection includes four top quality scans of the ORIGINAL brochure showing Xylophones, Marimbas, Electric Vibra-Bells, Glockenspiels, Tympany, tubular chimes and orchestra bells. One piece of paper folded to produce 4 panels. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly.

1953 CHAMPION DRUMS brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE ORIGINAL Champion Drums brochure from my personal archive. This digital collection includes five top quality scans of the ORIGINAL brochure showing Champion Drum Outfits such as Astoria Deluxe, Classmate, Mayfair & Video...along with their selection of Bass Drums, Parade Drums, Tuneable Tom Toms and Snares. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly.

1935 Ludwig Drums catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 11" x 8 1/2" fifty-six page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of drums and accessories by the Chicago, Illinois Drum Company at the time as well as banjos. Shown and described are: Tympani, Super Sensitive Snares , Parade Drums , Bass Drums, Monster Bass Drum, Pearl Finish drums, Tom-Toms and , of course, the great old OUTFITS ...many of which are shown in vibrant color. Gold Flake, Peacock Pearl, Multi Color Outfit, Radio Special Outfit, Favorite Outfit, Marvel Outfit, Happy Days Outfit, Tango and Sunny Jim outfits too...blocks, Super Speed Pedals, Marimba, Xylophone, Vibra-Celeste, Bells, Bell-Lyra, Chimes, Bugles, Drum Corps supplies, everything percussion in this ol gal including bunches of Zenjian and Ludwig cymbals and page after page of accessories and parts. Last page shows, describes and prices the Ludwig BANJOS too. A delightfully entertaining original digital catalog and a tremendous resource. Dated 1939. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly. An unbelievably detailed Ludwig catalog from the early days.

1953 ROGERS DRUM CATALOG

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the 7-page black and white Rogers Drum Catalog. The catalog pages have lots of information and photos of outfits like the Rogers "Supreme", "Rendevous" , "Commander", "Playmate" as well as Rogers Snare drums, Parade drums, Bass drums, Tom Toms and Jenco Tympanis. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1970s ROGERS XP-8 POWER SHELLS DRUM CATALOG

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the Rogers XP-9 Power Shells Drum Catalog shown. Although there is no date on this catalog it does appear to be from that time. Catalog measures 8 " x 11" with 8 pages including covers...lots of information and photos of shells, colors available, and kits: Studio Ten, Ultra Power Eight, Garibaldi Outfit, Londoner Seven, Roy Burns Outfit, Londoner Five, etc. Also some hardware , accessories and endorsers. A classic bit of advertising.Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1939 WFL Drums catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 6" x 9" forty-eight page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of drums and accessories by the Chicago, Illinois Drum Company at the time. Shown and described are: Snares , Bass Drums, Parade Drums ,Tom-Toms and , of course, the great old OUTFITS ...many of which are shown in vibrant color. Also the Speed King Pedal, bunches of Zilco , Kassan and Zildjian and page after page of accessories and parts. Even trumpets in this one! A delightfully entertaining original digital catalog and a tremendous resource. Dated 1939. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly. An unbelievably detailed WFL catalog from the early days...WARNING!.... repeated viewing of this golden age catalog may fan the flames of any vintage drum passion.

1941 WFL Drums catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 6" x 9" sixty-four page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of drums and accessories by the Chicago, Illinois Drum Company at the time. Shown and described are: Snares (Solo-Artist, Hollywood, Swing, Concert, Paramount,etc), Bass Drums (Imperial, Zephyr), Parade Drums (Concert, Corpsman, Zephyr Squadron, Legionaire, etc), Tenor Drums, Tom-Toms including the "Sensational Pedal Tom-Tom", Tympani Drums and Equipment and , of course, the great old OUTFITS (Downbeat, Ray Bauduc Bob Cat, Club Date, Swing Special, Dance Outfit, Swing Session, Marble Capitol, Zephyr, etc). Also the Speed King Pedal, bunches of Zilco , Kassan and Zildjian and page after page of accessories and parts. This is a very cool and entertaining Original digital catalog and a tremendous resource. Dated 1941. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly.