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RARE ISTANBUL AGOP SULTAN 13” Hihats 788 902 g Not Many Produced

Original price $299.99 - Original price $299.99
Original price
$299.99 - $299.99
Current price $299.99
  • I checked with the great Agop in the sky and there were not many of these made in this size. And this is definitely an earlier pair.

  • Istanbul Agop Sultan Hi Hats in the THIRTEEN Inch Size!
  • This is THE company that ushered in the old world craftsmanship - the kind of artistry that fomented a movement of boutique cymbalsmiths. They created the first concentric ringed Sultan Hi Hats that originally turned heads. 

  • Istanbul’s old-world Zildjian Istanbul K-styled handiwork attracted the ears and signatures of jazz greats Mel Lewis and Elvin Jones.

  •  What's great about these specific Earlier AGOP Sultans is that they posses a very crisp and tight focused attack when closed, but in there is a hint of Hand Hammered complexity. You hear that Old World airiness that turned heads decades ago.  Open them up and you get a wonderful Hand Hammered sibilance and light complexity.  Fantastic chick when played with your foot.  

  • 788 and 902 grams.  Crisp and cutting but definitely mellowed after the last 15 years. 

  • Fairly DRY and focused stick attack, compliments of the raw, unlathed rings. Subtle Turkish wash that breathes life into a pattern but still remains controlled. 

  • Responsive with a broad dynamic range. 

  • Perfect for soft to loud and for anytime you want to play something with soul.
  • Fantastic shape. An amazing set of hard to find hi hats that will continued to age beautifully!