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1960s Vintage Zildjian 15” EARLY NEW BEAT Hihats 1044 1498 g Light CLEAN

Original price $449.99 - Original price $449.99
Original price
$449.99 - $449.99
Current price $449.99
  • Try as they may, the big companies have not been able to replicate the sound of these Vintage 15” Hi-hats. Don’t get me wrong, they have wonderful attempts and have made some nice cymbals along the journey, but they don’t do what these Early New Beats do naturally and effortlessly! 

  • The most recorded cymbals in history, and with good reason. They just do! They just SOUND right! 

  • These particular huge beauties harken from the EARLY YEARS of New Beats - the mid-60s. The first few New Beats to pop off the line! 

  • And they’re the rare FIFTEENS! 

  • 1044 and 1498 grams  espouse the time-honored Thin Top / Heavy Bottom New Beat philosophy.

  • Famous Responsive. Cutting. Fantastic CHICK tone. 

  • And being the rare, larger 15s these beauties are darker and lower-pitched than the everyday 14s. Perfect for laying down massive grooves.

  • What’s great about this specific pair is that they have a beautiful light complexity that you only find on the Early 60s  erosion New Beats.  They just made them differently back then. 

  • So familiar to the ears!  This is the tone that launched thousands and thousands of hit records.  
  • No need to spend more money on big box store “re-designed” these are the 55-year-old originals, they do it all.

  • Great patina. No issues. Vintage Zildjian New Beats are always in style.  A JOY to play.