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Rare SUPER LIGHT Complex Hand Hammered 1950s Vintage Zildjian 20” Sizzle Ride 1792 g

Original price $499.99 - Original price $499.99
Original price
$499.99 - $499.99
Current price $499.99
  • One of the THINNEST Cymbals you will find from this era. Only 1792 grams.  Most of these thin ones succumbed on the wrong side of a 2B stick during the savagery of the hair metal bacchanal of ‘87.

  • Miraculously this one survived.  
  • Here’s a fantastic sounding THIN LIGHT COMPLEX 20” Zildjian SIZZLE Ride- and it’s nearly 70-years-old. One of the nicest cymbals I currently have.  

  • Hand Hammered with a super old school look and tone. 

  • This particular 1950s 20” is wonderfully light and airy and easily crashable - compliments of that 1950s Hand Hammering and very thin weight. 

  • Overall complex with a soft and delicate wash and feel.  

  • The overtones are broad but smooth and in the lower range - this beauty could even pass as a Light 22”.

  • LIGHT feel but it still remains controlled because it’s mellowed 7 decades. 

  • At 1792 grams it delivers a light and slightly focused stick attack followed with an airy, rain-on-the-roof sizzle. Very responsive.  A crash its way through life with ease. 

  • Perfect Light Thin Sizzle or Left Side Crash Ride. Primed for 6 rivets and currently outfitted with 3 Vintage Zildjian rivets giving it a subtle liveliness.

  • Strong bell, especially for a sizzle. Subtle umbrella profile for a bit of complexity but still remains dark.  

  • Great 70-year-old patina mellows and focuses it. 

  • Don’t get a for a big box store “vintage vibe” cymbal masquerading as vintage. Get the real one! 

  • This is the Real Deal. Main Ride. Left Side Light Ride Sizzle. Whatever you decide this beauty will suit you well. 

  • Amazing shape with a gorgeous dark golden patina. 
  • Vintage Zildjian is always in style. And this Light playing Complex Sizzle actually IS Hand Hammered. And it’s damn hard to find one this beautiful and thin.