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British Drum Company 14"x5.5" The Duke Snare Drum

British Drum Company 14"x5.5" The Duke Snare Drum

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  • 3000 year old Bog Oak shell

  • Individually numbered series badge. 

  • 24 carat gold tension rods



At the heart of this very special limited edition snare drum is a spectacular shell made from 3000 year-old bog oak. The bog oak, carbon dated to approximately 1000BC, has been crafted into a 6mm thick 10-ply shell using our cold mould process in the UK factory. BDC then added a further 2-plys in bog oak reinforcement rings and round-over bearing edges to further unleash the naturally warm and dark sound of this incredible wood.

The Duke features 10-lugs, single-flange chrome plated hoops, mini butterfly claws, 24ct gold-plated slotted tension rods and is our first snare to feature our smooth-action Palladium Mk II snare strainer.

Tech Specs

Additional Information

Manufacturer British Drum Company
  • 14 x 5.5

  • 3000 year old Bog Oak shell

  • Individually numbered series badge. 

  • Remo USA Skins

  • 4.5mm rolled steel hoops

  • Vintage style mini claws

  • 24 carat gold tension rods

  • Palladium Lugs

  • Palladium Mk2 Strainer

  • Brass Snare Wires. 

Product Condition New
Delivery & Returns

We aim to ship all orders received before 2:00PM on the same day. Orders received later in the day or at the weekend will ship on the next working day. All orders over £100 ship with free next working day delivery with a one hour delivery window.

Orders over £25 but below £100 qualify for free shipping which generally takes 2-3 days to arrive or can be upgraded to express for a small charge. Under £25 shipping is a flat rate £2 and will ship by Royal Mail, again with an an option to upgrade to express next day shipping for a small charge.

Alternatively all orders can be collected from our Derby store by choosing Click & Collect at the checkout. Please note these details are for UK delivery only, non-mainland orders may take longer and/or incur an additional charge, for international orders please contact us.


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