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RARE LIGHT AIRY Vintage Paiste 602 Light RIDE 18” 1632 g Complex But Controlled

Original price $299.99 - Original price $299.99
Original price
$299.99 - $299.99
Current price $299.99
  • Here’s a Rare REAL DEAL Vintage 602!! A 60-year-old light and airy sounding Early 602 from the first decade of production! 

  • And being a hard-to-find smaller 18” is very responsive and has great control. Don’t spend more on the “re-issue.” 

  • Get the real one with the tone that put Paiste on the map. Many drummers of the 60s and 70s specifically used the 18” Paiste 602 - this was one of the main ride cymbals on myriad recordings. 

  • What’s fascinating about this particular 18” is that it has a distinctive light complexity to it. But being the smaller sized 18”, it has a quick response and remains controlled. 

  • This beauty has that hallmark Vintage 602 rippled wavy FANNED out hammering you see on some of these early 602 gems.

  • 1632 grams and it plays like a Mellow Light Ride. 

  • This weight gives it a solid stick definition but the wash remains airy.  

  • Amazing for very low to medium volumes.  Can be quite capable at loud volumes when crashed upon. It is 1626 grams after all.

  • No issues. Fantastic shape for being over 50 years old.