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THIN Vintage 1960s Zildjian EARLY NEW BEAT Hihats 14” 880 1190 g

Original price $329.99 - Original price $329.99
Original price
$329.99 - $329.99
Current price $329.99
  • Don’t go over $400 on new big box store Zildjian New Beats. 

  • Get the ORIGINAL ones that have been making music for the last half-a-century. 

  • Literally. 

  • This particular pair is from the FIRST FEW YEARS OF PRODUCTION and has THIN Top and bottom cymbals - only 880 grams and 1190 grams. 

  • This pair is more complex than the new ones. It has a nice whispiness to it but they still have that classic crispness.
  • Thank you Louis Bellson!  The one who inspired New Beats. 
  • CLASSIC pair of crisp, clean-sounding articulate, slightly complex VINTAGE 1960s EARLY Zildjian New Beat 14” Hihats in fantastic shape!

  • The most recorded Hihats in history.

  • THIN 880 Top Cymbal, and a heavier but also still thin 1190 gram Bottom Cymbal.  These 14s” espouse the tone-honored New Beat philosophy of a thin top cymbal coupled with a heavier bottom cymbal to supply plenty of CHICK tone!

  • And that they do!! Crisp, tight, clean, and articulate sticking that is focused when closed, compliments of that 5 -decade old patina. Wispy light and airy accents when opened. 
  • Great RINGO style slosh when opened fully.
  • These beauties are drier but also more complex sounding than the $410 new ones - these beauties have aged and focused up beautifully but also have a thinner top cymbal. 
  • Incredible for recording! Plenty of cutting ability for live situations.
  • There’s a reason everyone wants Vintage New Beats!  They just do the thing. 

  • No issues. The awesome patina  focuses them beautifully. 

  • Real Deal ORIGINAL thinner EARLY New Beats from the 1960s. 

  • Don’t spend more for less….this is the tone!