Saturday, September 4, 2010

Civil War Drum William Kilbourn with Paper Label

Civil War Drum William Kilbourn with Paper Label


eBay seller donald5606 ( 153), item no. 270627793972, sold for $51.00, Sep. 3, 2010, described as:

"UP FOR AUCTION IS THIS RARE WILLIAM KILBOURN DRUM MADE BETWEEN 1858 TO 1869 I BELIEVE IT IS A SNARE DRUM.IT HAS A PAPER LABEL INSIDE. IT IS ABOUT 16 INCHES ACROSS AND ABOUT 7 1/4 INCHES THICK OR HIGH. WE JUST BOUGHT THIS AT AN AUCTION SOMEBODY WROTE INSIDE THE DRUM WITH CHALK OR SOMETHING " $50.00 WE OBTAINED FROM A MAN WHO CLAIMED WAS GEN CUSTARDS DRUMMER BOY ". WE ARE NOT MAKING NO SUCH CLAIMS. BUT JUST WANTED TO LET YOU KNOW WHAT WAS WRITTEN IN THERE."


See also, "Field Drums: Civil War Era Drum by William Kilbourn w/ Label", this blog, Dec. 17, 2009 (including for this better label):

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