This is a very rare vintage item and has been used. We believe the marking is the. Army Quartermaster emblem, but we cannot confirm this. Please see the pictures for condition, completeness, and what is included.
There are signs of wear and age. We did not perform any cleaning or restorations and left the item just as found. This instrument is vintage, we are making no guarantees on any of the operations. This item may need restoration, cleaning, tuning, adjustments, or other maintenance. We want this item to go to someone who will appreciate and care for the item.
We would prefer to not deal with extra picky or difficult buyers for this item please. We are passing along his descriptions and history of the items. He was an expert, but details may be incorrect in some cases. I bought this drum from Mike Eckard in 1998. I think Mike was close.In researching it I found that it is likely WWI drum and rarer for being so. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Personal, Field Gear". The seller is "hannahsolo1" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.