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RARE Zildjian PROTOTYPE MARVIN SMITTY SMITH Ride 22” 2834 g DRY

Original price $699.99 - Original price $699.99
Original price
$699.99
$699.99 - $699.99
Current price $699.99
  • A few eagle-eyed Cymbalholics may indeed recognize this mythological brass gryphon!

  • Yes indeed, the Loch Ness Monster of Zildjian Signature Rides!  The Marvin “Smitty” Smith PROTOTYPE RIDE.  

  • It’s unlathed and DRY with a blackened raw surface on top and bottom - like a K Custom Dry Light 22” meets a THIN Earth Ride! 

  • 2835 grams gives this One-off Zildjian Custom made 22” a very dry stick attack followed by a hi t of light, organic complexity but overall it remains very dry.  2 brass rivets lend a subtle glow sizzle. Take them out for an even drier wash but this 22” sounds amazing right now. I’d leave them in. 

  • UNLATHED surface but with a raw, earthen finish Large, DEEP K Custom golf-ball-sized hammering on this Prototype. 

  • Very solid, unlathed, unhammered  6” bell slices through a band mix - maybe like The Tonight Show Band even.

  • As versatile as the man who inspired it - Marvin had to cover EVERY genre on The Tonight Show. And this rare beauty is the tool for that! 

  • Great condition.  

  • Zildjian NEVER released it! But you can still have it!

  • Definitely playable. Definitely collectible!