RARE COMPLEX SMOOTH BOSPHORUS Antique Series 20" PAPER THIN RIDE 1634 Gs

Price: $279.99
20"
Like New

Here's an IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND, AWESOME HAND HAMMERED BOSPHORUS!!! A SULTAN-ESQUE RIDE!!!

AND FACTORY STAMPED "PAPER THIN" .....BECAUSE IT IS! A perfect Left Side Crash Ride! ONLY 1634 GRAMS!!  That makes for a very, VERY responsive, and CRASHABLE 20"!  This is THE ONLY actual factory Paper Thin Antique I have ever seen! 

 

As you would hope, the edges are BENDABLE and the tone is GLOWING, COMPLEX, BUT ALSO SUPRISINGLY SMOOTH FOR THE BROAD COMPLEX SPREAD - IT'S THAT INIMITABLE BOSPHORUS SMOOTHNESS!! 

 

Offered up for your immense pleasure is this exquisite and not-at-all-easy-to-find, Hand Hammered, Top of the Line BOSPHORUS 20" ANTIQUE SERIES factory PAPER THIN Ride that is in IMMACULATE Condition in the BAG!! Check out the pictures. I am happy to report that there are

NO

nicks, cracks, dents or dings on this multi-surfaced wonder. It's in AMAZING SHAPE and has ONLY been played for the video!! That's it! 

As you can see, this ride has an hand hammered unlathed bell feeding into a lathed 2.5" section, into an unlathed 2.5"s, then lathed out the edge. The result is a cymbal that has all the wonderful light, semi-dry attack of a TURK Ride COMBINED with the warmer glow and wash of a lathed Bosphorus Traditional Series.

With a thin weight of ONLY 1634 grams, this 20" Bosphorus Antique plays like a great, complex sounding Paper Thin Ride or Left Side CRASH RIDE. It's edges are bendable and is remarkably responsive at low to medium level volumes! Glowing, subtle but lively, responsive and warm with a smooth complexity. A gorgeous Paper Thin Ride.  

And of course it has all the subtle yummi-ness of a Hand Hammered 20". 

And again, at only 1634 GRAMS THIS 20" IS DEFINITELY CRASHABLE!!!

THAT is this Bosphorus 20" Antique!!  

This handmade Bosphorus Antique is perfect for jazz, ballads, blues, trio work, swing, acoustic, soul and definitely big band. But it's not limited to these genres. It'll speak in fusion, funk, R&B, folk, singer/songwriter, pop, country, rock and DEFINITELY session work. Use it ANYTIME you need a great Hand Hammered shimmering and light, complex but still controlable, responsive Bosphorus 20" Ride.

And THIS ONE is in AMAZING Condition! ONLY played for the video. And it sounds damn nice too.

There's NO NEED to spend $470 on a big box store Zildjian K Constantinople! And you don't have to sacrifice tone either!

So do yourself a favor and grab this Hand Made, RARE, factory stamped "PAPER THIN", 1634 gram Bosphorus 20" Antique Series Thin Ride. And hang onto it. It will age gracefully.

 

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Shipping & Handling:
Continental USA:
$26.00
Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Guam, US Military Bases:
$49.00
Canada:
$59.00
UK, India, & Pakistan:
$85.00
Western Europe & most EU:
$74.00
Russia and Eastern Europe (Non-EU):
$93.00
South & Central America:
$78.00
Mexico:
$71.00
Asia:
$85.00
Australia, New Zealand, Oceania:
$91.00
Africa:
$98.00
UAE, Israel, Middle East, Northern Africa:
$82.00