This is a great example of a large Civil War era brass shell bass drum. Although more expensive then its wood counterpart these brass models often saw substantial service. This drum bears the markings C. Mahilion Bruxelles. The original heads are both present, though one has a tear and the other a crack. The rope is original as are the ears. Measures 26in x 26in x 10 1/2.
Inventory Number: MUS 011