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This is the earliest Slingerland badge and it is from the 20's
(Badge courtesy of Dave Brown of England)
Fancher Model from the 30's with tone flanges
Cloud Badge from the mid 1928's-1941.
This is a private label Slingerland badge for the Lipskin Special Model. I understand that Slingerland did this "Private Label" for drum stores. This is the first one I have been able to get an image from.
This is the second private label badge I have found.
Image Courtesy: Charles E. Mitchell, Jr.
Cloud Badge from the mid 1928's-1941.
Cloud Badge during WWII all aluminum 1942 - 1947
Large Oval badge 1948 - 1950
Medium Oval Badge 1951
Oval Badge all Brass 1955-1959
Black and Brass Chicago Oval Badge. 1956-1959
Brass and Maroon Oval Badges from Shelbyville TN Plant
1965- 1966
Black and Brass Niles Oval Badge no serial number. 1960-1962
Black and Brass Niles Oval Badge. 1963-1969
Black and Silver Oval Badge, Niles IL 70's through the early 80's
Imported drums in the 80's had this badge
Imported drums in the 80's had this badge (courtesy: John Atkinson)
Imported drums in the 80's had this badge (courtesy: John Atkinson)
1990's Slingerland Ridgeland SC USA Drums



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