Snare drum by Leedy Manufacturing Company, Indianapolis, ca. 1916
NMM 2968. Snare drum by Leedy Manufacturing Company, Indianapolis, ca. 1916. Number 5433 stamped inside shell. Band Drum model No. 178B. Wood shell, natural finish. Single tension. Fourteen thumb-rod lugs. Wood rims. Stamped on Utility Model Strainer: LEEDY MFG CO / PAT DEC 12 11. Arne B. Larson Collection, 1979.
Cover of Drums, Catalog H, published by Leedy at about the same time that the Museum's
"Band Drum model 178B" was manufactured.
Leedy's line of Band Drums was illustrated on page 12 of Catalog H
Leedy's Indianapolis factory as depicted in the company's 1916 catalog
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