Dating gretsch drums
Gretsch used several different serial number schemes through the years.
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The Kent Drum Company was started in 1947 by two brothers, Ed and Bill Kent.
Located in Kenmore, New York, The Kent Manufacturing Company produced snare drums, drum sets and accessories. Before starting the Kent Manufacturing Company, Bill Kent was employed by the drums of the same period.