Snare of the day

Gretsch 4157 Midnight Blue Pearl

This stunning 1960’s Gretsch Name Band snare drum, model 4157 arrived at the shop a couple weeks ago and has been making visitors drool. This 14 x 5″ wood shell is finished in a lovely Midnight Blue Pearl wrap which is in excellent condition.


This Round Badge era 1960’s drum features all original hardware – tone control muffler, micro-sensitive strainer,┬ádrum key holder and key. Original die cast hoop and tension rods complete it.

Fitted with Aquarian heads and Puresound wires, the drum tunes up easily and sounds great. That Great Gretsch Sound.

Available at Nick Hopkin Drums with Worldwide shipping.