K Zildjian cymbals are known for their dark, warm sound that harkens back to the original K cymbals developed by Zildjian in 19th Century. Turkey. We use. All later Avedis Zildjian stamps have dot dot dash dash at the bottom of the Image: Zilco TRADE MARK stamp in WFL Catalog .. This seems to be the case in his original essay, and to have lasted until at least Avedis Zildjian info by year annotated with information and links: Avedis catalog lists Bop Flange Hats and Be-Bop cymbals 18″ to 26″ (Cymbal Book , p) AB change to pin lathing on K Cons; 15, 17, 19 crashes added.

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As in true Zildjian style, the cymbals are made adhering to their traditional formula of 80 per cent copper and 20 percent tin, with the occasional glimmer of silver. Knowing that we are looking at Catakogo also gives us a bit of an insight into what the dots are about which appear over some letters but not in all versions of all die stamps.

With a strong stamp you may not need to do cataalogo. But whatever you have to do, there will be a paste in there somewhere. The red arrows point out the vertical alignment of the H over the E.

I don’t know if the second style was restricted to the period, or if both cymbal types were present in both periods. Discussion in ‘ Cymbal Talk ‘ started by mlucasFeb 9, I just wasn’t paying attention to that sort of stuff. At least in 20″ and 22″ cymbals this seems to hold.

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The date of the publication is in the lower left corner. Can’t recall-seeing- what was prior to that- altho must have been- something-pricelists, pamphlets, maybe. But all the lines are pretty much the same size in the three dots Large Stamp. This site is set up so that you can send or post to a forum a link to a particular photo and description.


I’ve come across two more AZCO stamps which were also used, and there may be more.

As far as the info Zildjian gave to them. Cataloggo the large Stamp there is a small gap before the E of Genuine. This is sometimes called a “Tall Stamp”.

Laser Trademarks If you have a trademark on your cymbal which looks like this: This hammering looks more like Trans Stamp hammering although there are a some cymbals with this degree of hammering which have Large Stamps or Small Stamps on them. But that currently seems as elusive as distinguishing the stamps and the s stamps without considering the hammering.

This same nice vertical alignment is true of the C of Cymbals and the N of iN. Hollow Ink Logo is very different to the Hollow Block. Trans stamp showing common features The height of the Trans Stamps vary. Share This Page Tweet. Feb 11, 9. As a result many people don’t seem to be able to tell the s stamp from the s small stamp. This choice allows drummers to mix and match their sound, creating a bespoke drum kit which is truly unique. But I don’t believe Bill has a publication available with 4 sub types with the official names and type specimens the photos and identifying features which would establish them.

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I have one cymbal with this 1. I move the tape as required to get it in just the right place. Occasionally the Country of Origin line “MADE IN” may be missing for some other reason from a different die stamp poorly stamped in, or 202 grooves make it all but invisible.


But don’t confuse Tall Stamp 60s with Large Zildjiaj mid s. For examples of Trans Stamp hammering, go to the hammering page. But the article did not give these names. What is left out of the description in the photos is that the line goes down the right side of the U in genUine.

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212 order to distinguish the three dots Large from the s stamp notice which portions of the stamp seem relatively bold and which are in finer lines. Zenjian-Ludwig stamp Alejian for Slingerland s Image: The other was a thinner unhammered cymbal. But all the lines are pretty much the same size in the no three dots Large Stamp. If anybody has any Vatalogo, IF cymbals and can tell me if they have the cursive ink style, this might help us pin down the year.

Large stamp showing the flat center of the bell Above you can see the flat portion of zldjian bell. Like sock cymbals for hi-hats, and Bounce or Top for a ride cymbal.

The ink changed to a much larger cursive A at 12 o’clock with the model ink below, and the Zildjisn went away from just above the Zildjian at 6 o’clock. I may be wrong but I don’t recall any different “models” of Zildjians, back then. If you go bak to the very first photo in the s section that’s the only flaw present in that particular pressing.

The Mythical C2 stamp which doesn’t exist If a year has a?