Dating vintage zildjian cymbals
Early 70s - missing 3 dots, thin Zildjian font, USA with periods and small Co (1 cymbal)So then today, I see these hi hats on e Bay which have the hollow ink logo with the thin Zildjian font, USA with periods and small Co but *also* have the 3 dots which doesn't match any of the cymbals that I have! EDIT: The e Bay cymbals you linked are certainly unusual, if everything is legit. Coelacanth, For those of us looking for later era inexpensive Zildjians, I was looking at creating my own personal 70s and 80s Zildjian stamp/logo timeline.e Bay auction Scott I own a set of 80's Quick Beats and previously owned New Beats that were apparently bought in 1986, that had the large "O" in "CO". I haven't seen any large "CO" cymbals with hollow ink logos, that's a new one for me. 60's stamp with late 70's/early 80's hollow logo and 80's-looking machine-hammering. Obviously some of the dating is related to whether the ink logo is still present (hollow or solid for example with CO).The Zildjian Company moved from manufacturing noisemakers that frightened the enemies of the Ottoman Empire to manufacturing its cymbals as musical instruments in the 19th century.
Minor wear on some connecting hardware but minimal- pictured. This Zildjian oriental China trash in 18" size is in Great condition, as just sits in the case unused for over 2 years. Selling to reduce unused gear and cymbals Inspection / try welcome just call / text Thank you for watching my ad Quality BASIX drum kit , Full size with Zildjian Cymbals 22x16 bass 12x10 13x 11 and 16x16 toms, 14x5 1/2 matching timber snare drum 20 inch Zildjian Cymbal and 14 inch Zildjian Hihats All double braced stands , pedal , Stool and Sticks pick up only 20 mins from Melb CBDPeace Practice Pad Set with quality wooden sticks.It is the largest cymbal manufacturer in the world.The first Zildjian cymbals were created in 1618 by Avedis Zildjian, an alchemist who was looking for a way to turn base metal into gold; he created an alloy combining tin, copper, and silver into a sheet of metal that could make musical sounds without shattering.But the folks at Zildjian were nice enough to let me pick out an ancient 14 A. Zildjian connoisseuralbeit a connoisseur who does not own a single vintage KZ, as most of the older ones that passed through my hands werent worth a damnis that its about time we afford equal time to vintage A.Zildjian Paperthin Crash that I really cherish, a shimmering example of the hand work and dedication to quality those old timers at the original Quincy factory were capable of back in the old days before much of the grunt work in the manufacturing process was aided and abetted by machines., Pete La Roca and Ginger Baker use, or that Ive gotten to hear up close and personal in the hands of such masters as Max Roach, Louie Bellson, Connie Kay, Papa Jo Jones or Buddy Rich), Im taken aback by todays jazz drummers prevailing obsession with K. It puts me in mind of the enduring qualities of those vintage A. Zildjian-styled cymbals, as many of my all-time favorite jazz recordings feature drummers the likes of Elvin Jones, Tony Williams, Mel Lewis and Art Blakey performing on K. Because after the Beatles, everything changed: bells got bigger, profiles higher, styles of lathing deeper and cymbals heavier as the prevailing tastes (and needs) of rock drummers required everything to be larger, louder, brighter and more penetratingyou practically needed Ray-Bans to play some of those bad boys.