New changes are coming to the vintage cymbal web site for the month of august, i will be making updates to this web site and adding lots of vintage cymbal content i have a variety of pamphlets and catalog pages to add to the web site for zildjian, paiste, sabian and others. Vintage cymbal guide is your source for finding out what cymbals were sold during a specific year. The old zildjian cymbal foundry was in constantinople, dating back to the 17th century the earliest zildjian cymbals with complete stamps (logo, name, trademark) use the letter “ k ” for kerope zildjian , and are marked with constantinople as the city of origin. Dating cymbals is notoriously difficult while other instruments have incorporated date stamps and serial numbers for years, a working date system wasn’t put in place at zildjian until 1994 that leaves around six decades’ worth of cymbals primarily identifiable by one thing: the stamp.
Images and dates of the world's vintage cymbals k zildjian – istanbul timeline cymbal stamp timelines a zildjian stamp timeline chinese cymbals g zildjian cymbal mystery it was not until many years later that the k zildjian cymbal factory updated its cymbal stamps the first stamp that included the word “istanbul” used a tall. First stamp 1920s-1930s azildjian 8 inch paperthin splash this is one of the first stamps hard to see in this photo is the genuine turkish cymbals, made in usa but it's there, it's a complete logo. The kerope line draws from zildjian’s rich history and cymbal making expertise to bring forth the most authentic vintage k recreation to date these hand crafted cymbals look as they sound – dark, and complex. Old k zildjian ride and hi hat cymbals - demo video of cymbals only matching cymbals from gretsch set - old stamp iva - 1957 - 1958 era 20 ride - 1903 grams 14 hi hat top - 878 14 hi hat bottom.
It might be the standard a zildjian stamp of the time, or it might say a zildjian & cie, which zildjian used on brilliants for a time around 1991, zildjian added avedis to the logo this would line up with your 2nd picture. Zildjian k constantinople 14 hi hat cymbals pair additionally, the new pin lathe enhances the visual appearance of these cymbals, adding a vintage look of the k's of the past product information item weight 44 pounds product dimensions 14 x 14 x 2 inches. This new addition to the zildjian “a” family is a sonic recreation of the vintage a sound from the 1950's each cymbal in this collection delivers immense musicality and features a thin, loose, played-in feel with a great balance of bright and dark overtones.
Dating a zildjian cymbals - posted in cymbal talk: i spoke with a gentleman at the zildjian factory the other day, who has been there for a very long time over 30 years he told me that stamps are not an indication of age different stamps were used interchangeably throughout the years, some just to keep trademarks alive and that sometimes, different stamping machines might have 3 or 4. Each zildjian cymbal that is made carries a maker’s stamp these stamps have changed over the years in a subtle and not so subtle manner and therefore they represent a timeline of sorts and a way of evaluating the ages of cymbals. Dry massive dark zildjian k custom 23 special dry ride 3158 gs clean this massive, dark 23 plays like a medium dry ride or in this case a dry ride with a pinch of dark wash and complexity underneath.
This rare symphonic pair of 1960’s vintage k zildjian istanbul cymbals has outstanding tone, texture and response used in performances with austin symphony orchestra, west virginia orchestra, [. Vintage zildjian k cymbals - $300 (broken arrow) tulsa zildjian 1977-1979 canadian k 14 hi hat cymbals i have a bunch of cymbals for sale - mostly a zildjian higher end they have no defects or issues of any kind. Dating avedis zildjian cymbals - rich man looking for older man & younger man i'm laid back and get along with everyone looking for an old soul like myself i'm a woman my interests include staying up late and taking naps find a woman in my area free to join to find a man and meet a woman online who is single and looking for you join the leader in relations services and find a date today.
Price reports are available for turkish made k zildjian cymbals and avedis cymbals since i'm actively updating the price pages, be sure to refresh your browser to get the latest version since i'm actively updating the price pages, be sure to refresh your browser to get the latest version. Hi hat vintage zildjian cymbals cymbals check the word native instruments have been adapted to british sensibility and this is dating vintage drums, military long history 10 list of extraordinary clarity and drumsticks are the channel cat below was designed. 1937 brilliant (buffed) cymbals pinksterboer (1992), the cymbal book, p82 1938 patent applied for swish cymbal feb 7, 1938 granted us 2189095 feb 6, 1940 1939 avedis zildjian moves to north quincy, mass. Avedis zildjian vintage american made z's cymbals avedis zildjian current inventory i love old a’s known for their versatility, avedis zildjians have probably been used on more recordings than any other type of cymbal they are an archetypal sound a defining standard by which others are measured.