Dating rogers drums serial numbers

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If you guys have any info on these please let me know! Here's some pictures of it I am by no means a Rogers expert but I've done a little bit of research in the past.

I am leaning toward it being made in the late 60's. The Dynasonics were made from roughly 1961 until the mid-80s.

The Fullerton tags began after the move, which was late 60's/early 70's.

The serial number on the tags, along with the Dayton, OH tags seems to match up with other 1967 tags/serial numbers.

Examples of this finish show up occasionally on kits built after 1967 since manufacturers tended to use up their product rather than discard it after elimination from the catalog.6.5? Very few were made, and there are very few examples in existence.

I have only handled a few, and have never handled another one in this finish.

The color was not a popular choice for Fender or Rogers, so the process was discontinued and few drums were built. In addition, we have the matching kit which includes (2) 8x12 toms, a 14x14 FT and a 14x20 bass drum. This Dayton drum is in remarkable condition and has the factory original snare frame for nylon snares, which are also included. His input, along with that of Buddy Rich, and Joe Thompson and Ben Strauss of Rogers,helped create Rogers? The drum shown here was given to Ellis by me, and he played it until he passed on in 2001.I was fortunate enough to obtain this drum from a good friend of mine at the 2005 Chicago Vintage Show. Ellis signed the inside of the shell of this drum, and it is complete with documentation between Ellis and myself, as well as Ellis? This drum has not been drilled for an internal muffler.Here are some of the links to sites I found through my research: Vintage Drum Guide Serial Number Chart Like I mentioned, I am no Rogers expert and this is what I have found through my personal research. Also, if you can, try to research your snare some more, there could be much more info, and I know certain Dynasonics can be highly collectible, I just haven't found much information on them myself.We are here to answer your Rogers drum history questions.A New Old Stock drum purchased from the music store that bought it new from the factory and never sold it. Although almost impossible to verify with total accuracy, it is believed that less than 3000 wood dynasonics were built, and of this number, probably less than 50 were pre-badge drums, most of which did not survive. version of the strainer and lowered the height of the hoops.

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