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    Posted 4 years ago

    Brianwitha…
    (7 items)

    Made by Ohio Art & amazing that the heads were intact.
    Also, see the 1956 ad for the drums. Wow..

    I am a drummer & played professionally for many...many years before becoming a freelance photog- the other creative job that makes no money, lol.. But I love my crafts & what I do.

    I found this in a local Kansas City drum shop ( now gone) called Kansas City Drumworks. They were good friends & built me a custom kit that I still play & love.
    They had this toy kit up for sale (this is 25 years ago) for $175 & a local restaurant/diner was about to buy it to hang on their walls.
    I thought- "No way. I'm saving this for history's sake" & I begged them to sell it to me & they said "It's yours" Yes!!
    That restaurant (Lucille's) burned to the ground a year later.
    Hmmmmm... So I really HAVE saved it!

    These types of drums barely survived Christmas morning. I;m happy to have this out & on top of my toy rocket & spaceship cabinet..

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    1. Manikin Manikin, 4 years ago
      Love it so cool and glad to hear it was saved from fire !
    2. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      Sooo cool!
    3. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      Well cool story and save, I replied to your Savannah comment....I grew up in St. Joe and did a lot of running in Savannah, parents live there now
      Again, very cool Drum set, Cheers

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