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Dry Light 1960s Vintage Zildjian EARLY New Beat Hi Hats 14” 885 1190 g CLASSIC TONE Studio!

Original price $349.99 - Original price $349.99
Original price
$349.99
$349.99 - $349.99
Current price $349.99
  • This particular pair is amazing for recording! 
  • Don’t go $430 deep on the big box store new New Beats. 

  • These 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 THINNER Top cymbal - only 885 grams. They have a gorgeous DRYNESS to them that’s perfect under the mic! 

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

  • The most recorded hi hats in history.

  • THIN 885 Top Cymbal, and a heavier 1190 gram Bottom Cymbal (that’s still thin by modern standards.) 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, very 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 much 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. Light typical wear. 50 year old patina focuses them beautifully. 

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

  • Don’t spend more for less….