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1960s Vintage Zildjian EARLY New Beat Hi Hats 14” 882 1248 g LIGHT Complex FACTORY STAMPED

Original price $399.99 - Original price $399.99
Original price
$399.99 - $399.99
Current price $399.99
  • Don’t go $430 deep on the big box store new New Beats that you can’t even HEAR before you buy them! 

  • The Vintage ones are THE SOUND. The new ones don’t capture this - try as the companies do…

  • And this particular pair is from the FIRST FEW YEARS OF PRODUCTION and has a THIN Top cymbal - only 882 grams. They have a sweet lightness to them, a complexity the modern ones lack. 

  • And they have the 1960s Factory NEW BEAT Stamp. 

  • This pair has a subtle complexity. They have a light whispiness to them, a lively shimmer when opened - like an old Motown recording. 
  • Beautiful 60s hammering and lathing on these Early New Beats.   Especially on the underside. 
  • CLASSIC pair of crisp, clean-sounding articulate, slightly complex VINTAGE 1960s EARLY Zildjian New Beat 14” Hi Hats in fantastic shape!

  • The most recorded hi hats in history.

  • THIN 882 Top Cymbal, and a heavier 1248 gram Bottom Cymbal. These 14s” espouse the time-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.

  • The Real Deal. 
  • These beauties are drier but also more complex sounding than the $430 new ones - they 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. 50 year old golden patina focuses them beautifully. 

  • Real Deal EARLY New Beats from the 1960s with a thinner top. 

  • Don’t spend more for less…