RARE Vintage Paiste BLUE LABEL 21” HEAVY 2902 g Ride Keltner Wertico
Original price $499.99 - Original price $499.99
$499.99 - $499.99
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- A favorite a Jim Keltner and Paul Wertico - you can’t get a better endorsement than that!
- Very RARE Vintage Paiste BLUE LABEL 21” Heavy Ride that is in Fantastic Condition!
- The 1980s were a pivotal time for Paiste and this Blue Label era of Paiste's has a cleaner, more shimmering vibe than the 60s and 70s 602s. With the advent of MTV and videos, the Blue PAISTE was splashed across TV screens everywhere. Paiste truly became known as “that other clean choice” during that decade.
- And that is exactly what we have with this Rare 21” HEAVY.
Weighing in at perfect 2902 grams, this Paiste Heavy delivers the CLEANEST and most pin-point defined stick attack of any of the 602s. SHIMMERING!!
- That’s the beauty behind the Heavy. It’s surprisingly dark and has a wonderful crystalline, chime-like stick attack that penetrates a mix perfectly without being overbearing.
- Very clean and smooth with a defined articulation. Darker leanings, generous playing field - being the rare 21”. And as you would imagine, the bell is SOLID. But not brutish like some 90s era Signatures can be.
- It’s no wonder two of the classiest drummers around played this Blue Label Heavy.
- It’s amazingly smooth for both live and recording situations.
- And it’s damn near impossible to find.
- Great shape. The nice patina that has built up and mellows it beautifully.
- Don’t spend more on a ubiquitous big box store “re-issue!”
- This Vintage 21” is exceptionally rare and a joy to play!