Governor's Antiques and Architectural Salvage has been in business for over 45 years. We have over 6 million items in inventory within 7 acres of property. One of central Virginia's best kept secrets, we are right outside of Richmond in Mechanicsville VA.
Find us on our website, Etsy, Chairish, Facebook and more. We appreciate the opportunity to earn your business. This is an Authentic Civil War Era Henry Potter & Company Marching Snare Drum. Acquired some time ago from a Virginia estate sale, we're proud to offer this drum for sale.We also have a second drum offered for sale in our store. We believe the mid section is made of copper and at one point was completely illustrated in color. Some of the colored paint remains on the copper. There is a full manufacturers name and address engraved mid center that says HENRY POTTER & CO Maker 30 Charing Cross London 1. Round wood top and bottom frame with wood trim covered in some form of skin. At the bottom of the drum edge there are three brass knob hooks for resting drum. Also there are a couple of brass rope insert holders on the sides to thread rope through for securing to a person playing. Original rope has come loose in a couple of spots. It too was painted and now faded.
Measures 15 1/4" inches in diameter and 14" inches tall. The item "Authentic Civil War Era Henry Potter & Company Marching Snare Drum" is in sale since Thursday, April 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items".
The seller is "governor11" and is located in Mechanicsville, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.