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20″ Zildjian A ‘s Trans Stamp “Bounce Ride” Ride Cymbal g # Regular price $ View · 14″ Pair of ‘s Zildjian A Hi-Hat Cymbals g.
Serial numbers on Zildjian Cymbals started in Cymbals from before that time are referred to as pre serial by some people. There are far more distinctions which can be made in the pre cymbals based on ink and trademark stamps, and production details like hammering and lathing style. The K version shown above is AJ so that is Thanks to Rob Scott for the decode.
The first two letters code the year. The rest of that line contains a batch number and a unique id within the batch. The batch number codes what sort of cymbal it is diameter, series, model and Zildjian can look up this info the identify a cymbal. The unique id at the end is in the case of the A Zildjian stamp shown above, so this is the 8th cymbal from the batch The laser trademarks look rather scruffy when magnified because the laser is just doing a “good enough” resolution.
Until at least the year JB the laser serial number appears at 12 o’clock just like the pre laser trademark stamps did. After that it moves to 3 o’clock. However, there are exceptions. This pair of 10″ Special Recording Hats is from and have a 3 o’clock laser stamp.
Zildjian Avedis Vintage 15″ Crash :: 1950s :: Small Stamp Cymbal
First Stamp ss 2. Trans Stamp ss 3. Big Stamp s 4. Fifties Stamp s 5. Sixties Stamp s 6.
Zildjian 19″ A. s “Trans Stamp” Cymbal g. Date Added: Friday 28 September, Manufacturer: Zildjian Cymbals.
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And there are also some stamps which say Made in Canada. The old Zildjian cymbal foundry was in Constantinople, dating back to the 17th century. They are, but what lets us tell them apart without measuring is the pattern of breaks or quirks. So Avedis zildjian cymbal dating a cymbal has a flat bell chances are good it is Large Stamp.
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Zildjian cymbal stamp dating
This is because there is no official date record of the stamps used by Zildjian and often the stamping process wasnt very accurate making. Anybody know what the deal is with the wacky cymbal sounds on. These particular intermediate stamp K. Zildjians date from circa What kind of Cymbals does Ringo Starr use? Click here to let us.
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There is no official start out for years, This time, While other instruments have their dark, trying to date timeline. Still waiting on the armand zildjian company. Job title: i brought a set, Rays frees electrons stages of manufacturer in the rest is to ask your 2nd picture.
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So far the earliest year of the cursive A is IF. But you should be aware that tsamps usage is non standard, as are other things on that site. The pre Trans Stamps also show very obvious hammer blows.
These stamps logo, trademark, the first cymbals can be the date of the late s. 1. Zanchi later avedis zildjian stamps. Although central asia minor anatolia has.
A Vintage Zildjian Cymbal is for sale but all you have to go on is an ebay ad or maybe you want to auction one of your own cymbals and you have a bunch of questions. These are the kinds of sensible questions that you need to ask to enable you make a reasonably informed decision despite not being able to handle the cymbal. You need facts of course, but in the world of old zildjians, ballparks are the name of the game and exact facts can be hard to come by.
The stamps were each used for a period of years and each one is slightly different. To date your cymbal using the stamp go to in the article on Zildjian Stamps. A further complication is that there seem to be transition periods between stamps when both seem to have been used. It all seems to add up to a whole lot of dunno! Be aware that sizes may or may nor conform to an exact measurement.
Most Vintage cymbals are thinner and therefore lighter than their modern equivalent. If you have existing cymbals, knowing the weight of the cymbal that you are considering purchasing will allow you to have an comparison tool. These relationships are discussed at length and with heat on drum and cymbal forums around the web. Yeah, where do you start. If you are pricing to sell, basically the cymbal is worth whatever someone is willing to pay for it.
Old K istanbul cymbals are occasionally seen on ebay completed sales lists either unsold, or sold at much lower valuations than here which all proves that the value is in the eye of the buyer!
Zildjian Decoding Serial Numbers
A gallery of the Avedis Trademark and Ink Logo eras Scroll down through this gallery and you move through the production eras of Avedis Zildjian cymbals from the beginning to the current day. The first part of this time is mostly about changes in the trademark stamps, but once you get past you will see more about the ink logos and how they changed over time.
You now have a time machine at your fingertips.
The Different Stamps of A. Zildjian Cymbals. First (Pre-Trans) Stamp. Years of Production: –ca. First, pre.
Zildjian paper-thin gram cymbal and came with a Leedy trapset. Zildjian 8 inch paperthin splash. This is one of the first stamps. Hard to see in this photo is the “genuine turkish cymbals, made in usa” but it’s there, it’s a complete logo. Pre-war cymbals have the straighter Pre-Round-Bottom “J”. This picture was send to me by email from a fellow Zildjian afficionado.
More examples of mistakes in the stamp department like double stamps, even double double stamps 4 can be found on the internet drumforums. This stamp has the prewar arabic script and a very low ‘made in usa’.
Sometimes even these stamps/engravings can be worn down. If you’re trying to identify a cymbal’s age, here are some resources: Zildjian cymbal dating: Rob.
Dating cymbals is notoriously difficult. For the sake of parsing through a reasonable amount of information, this article focuses on the history of A. Zildjian cymbals. The stamps of an A. Zildjian cymbal are comprised of two parts: an upper section in Arabic and a lower bit in English. The Arabic portion is the key element in identifying older models. The earliest uniform stamp identification was put in place in at the Zildjian factory in Massachusetts.
These early models are easier to identify thanks to the hand hammering, wider lathing, and generally more worn appearance due to their age. These cymbals were in included in entry level drum packs. Three main factors define Trans Stamps: the absence of three dots on the bottom of the Arabic lettering, the exact size of the stamp, and the deeper embossing on the edges of the stamp. A measurement of the stamp will provide the most accurate information. As the name implies, the Large Stamp is the biggest stamp ever produced by Zildjian.
Used consistently through the whole decade, the stamps on models of this era are much easier to identify.
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Remember Me? Results 1 to 7 of 7. Stanton and Me! So, at a yardsale this morning I saw 4 cymbals. Lo and behold, they were vintage Zildjians. The set was a 20″ ride, 13″ hats with 3 cymbals actually. A top, a bottom, and an extra rivited bottom , a 16″ crash and a Sabian 16″ AA Medium Crash from what looks like the 80’s. Anyway, I think the Zildjians are As from either the 50’s or 70’s, as they have the A stamp, but the stamps all look similar to me so finding out the year is tough I’ll try and get some pictures up later.
Anyway, what do vintage As usually go for? Do they generally sell easily? Let’s say they are 70s What prices would be fair to sell them?