Vintage 1950s ZILDJIAN 18" Light Ride or Crash Ride SIZZLE! 1453 Gs!

Price: $259.99

$424.95!! That is how much a new Zildjian K Constantinople 18" Crash will set you back. And that's the Guaranteed Lowest Price too!! If you are on a shoestring budget, you can get a Armand "Beautiful Baby" for $380.

NONE will sound like THIS ORIGINAL 1950s ZILDJIAN!!

If you dig 1950s mellow, light and airy, then this is a terrific choice! This is one of the nicest sounding mellow Light Rides you'll find.

Posted for your immense pleasure is this old school VERY WARM and SMOOTH sounding Vintage 1950s Zildjian 18" Light Ride or Crash Ride SIZZLE that is in EXCELLENT Condition!!! Check out the pictures! I am thrilled to report that there are


cracks or dents on this 60+ year old Zildjian!! It's in GREAT SHAPE with a nice patina that has befriended it and helps mellow it out even more!

The tone is classic, light and semi-bright but NOT harsh, and airy, and 50s smooth vintage Zildjian all the way!!! JUST EXCEPTIONAL!!

Weighing is at a lovely 1453 grams this 60+ year old Zildjian plays like an airy Light Ride or mellow Crash Ride. The stick attack is subtle and mellow and not overbearing or grating and the ensuing wash is medium controlled and very warm and smooth sounding. When you crash on this 18" it really opens up and glows.

Remarkably airy, responsive and light sounding.Semi-bright and yet still smooth-no harsh overtones on this beauty.

This 18" is primed for 6 rivets and currently outfitted with 3, take them out for increased definition or leave them in for a glorious Rain On The Roof vibe. I would leave them in, this cymbal sounds perfect right where it is.

This is an excellent Zildjian for small acoustic gigs and lower volume settings.

If you want that Vintage sound, then go to the source. This cymbal is the source.

Obviously this 50s Vintage Zildjian 18" Light Ride Crash is a no brainer for jazz and soul. It's terrific for ballads, blues, and trio work. And its smooth, rich tone would be a welcomed addition in early rock and R&B, folk, acoustic settings, singer/songwriter gigs, and definitely session work. AND if you're a collector, hang onto this 50s 18". They are becoming scarce. Keep it with your Vintage Drumkit, re-open The Cotton Club, or store it in the closet and watch it appreciate, because it sure as hell will.

$424.95 for the K Cons? $380 for the "Beautiful Baby"?

THIS IS THE ORIGINAL 1950s!!!! And it's a great one.

Why not SAVE MONEY and dispense with the "vintage vibe" imitations.

So do yourself a favor and grab this Vintage Zildjian 1950s 1453 gram mellow sounding Light Crash Ride 18" Sizzle!!

And hang onto it! Most of these 60 year old Zildjians succumbed while being at the wrong end of a 2B stick back in 1977!!!

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