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UNIQUE Sabian TURK HH PROTOTYPE 18” Raw China Swish 1616 g PERFECT

Original price $339.99 - Original price $339.99
Original price
$339.99 - $339.99
Current price $339.99
  • What if Sabian made an Istanbul TURK?

  • Well apparently they did!  At least once! 

  • Here’s a One-of-a-Kind Sabian. I’ve never even seen this beauty before! 

  • It’s an HH Hand Hammered Prototype but it’s raw and unlathed like an Agop TURK! 

  • Sabian Custom Vault HH Prototype China or Swish in immaculate condition! 

  • I love that Sabian experiments! Zildjian is so conservative it’s stuffy!  Sabian explores and they always have. I admire that. 

  • And this Prototype is the fruit of their philosophy. 

  • At 1616 grams this Prototype plays like a Medium Thin. 
  • DRY and extremely organic with that exotic Hand Hammered tone that turned heads 40 years ago when Sabian began. 

  • All that beautiful Hand Hammering supplies a wonderful complexity however being an unlathed and raw Turk style -  this China is DRY and has a fairly quick decay. Very earthen and organic looking and sounding.  

  • Unlathed and Raw TURK surface is ripe for the striking! It makes a fantastic alternate ride cymbal.  The stick attack is solid - especially for a China. 

  • 18” size makes it controlled and have a quick and cutting  attack. 

  • This is exactly the kind of cymbal Jack DeJohnette would play.  Very expressive and musical. 

  • Immaculate condition.  Nothing like it.  A beautiful Turk Sabian that they never offered - well, except once!