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Open-Box Gretsch Drums USA Custom Black Copper Snare Drum Condition 3 - Scratch and Dent 14 x 5 in. 194744170645

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Copper snare drum with black powder coating and laser-engraved badge

This Gretsch USA Custom Black Copper snare drum includes all the elements of a classic copper shell, but with a unique twist on the look and sound. Each of these snare drums starts with a 1 mm shell made from pure copper, a material known for its combination of dry warmth, punch and dynamic range. Then, Gretsch adds a rare detail: a thin layer of black powder coating, which adds a slight amount of control to the overall sonic character, keeping overtones in check while also giving the drum a look that is muted yet striking. The finishing touch is a laser-engraved round badge logo, exposing the copper shell hidden underneath. Extra features on this unique instrument are the Lightning throw-off, snappy 42-strand snare wires, die cast hoops and Snap-In drum key holder.

All of this results in a dry, warm, attractive snare drum that is friendly to players in a variety of musical applications.


  • 14" copper snare drum with black powder coating
  • Laser-engraved round badge logo reveals hint of shell color
  • 1 mm copper shell with 45° bearing edge
  • Die-cast hoops
  • Lightning throw-off and butt plate

The warm articulation of copper with a rare twist. Order now.


USA Custom Black Copper Snare Drum Specifications:

  • Snare size: 14x5, 14x6.5"
  • Total pieces: 1
  • Shell material: Copper
  • Shell construction: Solid
  • Shell thickness (mm): 1
  • Bearing edge: 45°
  • Hoop type: Die-cast
  • Lugs: Standard
  • Throw-off: Patented
  • Snares: 42-strand
  • Heads: Branded
  • Finish type: Powder-coated
  • Country of origin: USA

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