Short Description: Wm. Horstmann & Son Rope Tension Barrel Style Bass Drum
Long Description: Barrel style bass drum with tack pattern on ash shell and two ivory rimmed vent holes, ash hoops. Nominal Size: 29 x 28. Two labels read: Wm. Horstmann & Son, Philadelphia. Constructed from 2 shells pieced together in the middle. Reported to have been carried from Ft. Warren, Boston Harbor to California during Mexican War. Donated to the Foundation by Fred Benkovic, Brookfield, WI
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