FULL SOUNDING Vintage 1960s Zildjian 18" Light Crash Ride 1544 Gs!

Price: $189.99


$385 for a new Zildjian Kerope???

$350 for the new-fangled "vintage vibe" AVEDIS Series???

Honestly, why the hell spend  MORE money on a "new car smell" Zildjian when you can have the ORIGINAL?! And 50+ years old!

This particular 18" has a VERY STEEP profile for a Zildjian from this era! Check out the picture. 

It lends a fuller, much more complex tone to this cymbal. 

Posted for your immense pleasure is this Vintage 1960s Zildjian 18" Light Ride or MEDIUM Crash Ride that is in Excellent Condition! CHECK OUT the pictures!! Remarkably there are 


nicks, cracks, dents or dings on this 50+ year old Zildjian. It's in GREAT SHAPE with a lovely patina that has befriended it and a pinch of centerhole wear. As you can see, it's in great shape!

FULL 60s Zildjian tone that's controlled and has great stick articulation when played lightly. 

Old School lathing and craftsmanship on this 50+ year old Zildjian. And again this particular 18" has a very steep curve! 

FULL and with a complexity that cuts! 

Weighing in at a lovely 1544 grams this Vintage Zildjian plays like a Medium Crash Ride or smaller 18" Medium Light Ride. The tone is smooth and subtly bright when played as a ride. And being a smaller 18" size the overtones and volume remain manageable and controlled!

This particular 18" has a fantastic stick attack that resides on top of that 60s wash, and the bell is quite solid too for an 18"! 

When you crash on this 18" it delivers a powerful, FULL Classic Vintage A wash-super Ringo Beatles vibe! It's a very FULL and large sounding 60s Medium Crash with more complexity than most!  

You can use this 50+ year old Zildjian for whatever your heart's desire. It's a terrific Medium Light Ride for small combo settings or a perfect Crash Ride for good old fashioned Rock n Roll! 


This beauty is golden and aged superbly! Vintage As are always in style!! 

So do yourself a favor and grab this 1544 gram, exceptionally versatile, Vintage 60s Zildjian 18" Medium Crash Ride.

Zildjian doesn't make 'em like they used to, although they sure try!

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