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CIVIL WAR EAGLE DRUM

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CIVIL WAR EAGLE DRUM

PRICE   $  7,595.00

DESCRIPTION

A  regulation Civil War issue rope tension eagle drum. Manufactured on contract to the US Government by Ernest Vogt of Philadelphia, Pa.  Drum is full size measuring 16.5-inches high by 16.5-inches diameter. The drum has the original manufacturer's paper label pasted to interior and is visible through the air vent on side of drum. The manufacturer, Ernest Vogt, was awarded a contract for 2,000 drums on Dec. 29, 1864. His company was located at 235 Beaver St. and is listed as makers of pianos, banjos and drums during the war.

 

CONDITION

    A very fine example. Paint does not appear to have any touch-ups and is 90%+ intact on body. The original wood hoops show expected wear from use and scattered paint loss. Heads are original. Ropes and leather tensioners have been professionally restored. Makers label is complete and has contract date listed.

 

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