|(NCCHP photo, www.ncchp.org)|
The following pictures may be of use to collectors and restorers and show details of how the strap, twine and snares were attached.
The line 207 Christmas drum is listed at prices ranging from $3.34 for the 6" drum to $13.96 in an undated N&C price list. The drum is not shown as being available in the more expensive sheepskin head versions which would have added from $0.36 to $4.26 depending on the drum size.
|Attachment of the original drum strap.|
|Knots used to attach original twine (NCCHP photo, www.ncchp.org)|
|Knots used to attach original twine, bottom inside of drum hoop (NCCHP photo www.ncchp.org)|
|The snares are pulled across the inside of the bottom drum head and secured between the hoop and shell |
(NCCHP photo, www.ncchp.org)