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Gretsch 14" x 6.5" Brooklyn Chrome Over Brass Snare Drum

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  • $399.59
  • Regular price MSRP: $665.99

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Get The Classic "Great Gretsch Sound" With The Gretsch Brooklyn Chrome Over Brass Snare Drum

Gretsch Brooklyn series metal snare drums add another professional and distinctive voice to the Gretsch snare line up. The straight-sided chrome over brass shell (with Gretsch center knurl pattern) is offered in two sizes, 5x14 (8 lug) and 6.5x14 (10 lug). Also offered is a hammered chrome over brass shell in 6.5x14 (10 lug). All shells include Gretsch “302” 3mm/double-flanged hoops, Lightning throw off and butt plate, “Snap-in” drum key holder, 20-strand snare wire and Gretsch Permatone drum heads. The brass shells resonate with classic, musical tones and are extremely versatile. The “302” hoops provide a timbre that is more open and ambient than traditional Gretsch die-cast hoops.


Gretsch drums were born in Brooklyn, New York in 1883. They were proudly crafted in the vibrant city for the better part of the 20th Century. Brooklyn and Gretsch share an inseparable history that is part of American music history and folklore. It is a shared legacy that cannot be duplicated. Today, Brooklyn represents a renaissance community that vibrates with contemporary artistic expression, youthful innovation and passionate musical commitment. Gretsch Brooklyn series celebrates the rejuvenated Brooklyn city passion and spirit and expands on its distinctive shared American experience.

Proudly hand crafted in Ridgeland, South Carolina, USA, by a team of veteran drum builders, Gretsch Brooklyn has a sound that is at once recognizable and essential, yet distinctively reinvented. The Gretsch drum design team molded the Brooklyn series by combining classic Gretsch elements while infusing it with new attributes. They expanded upon traditional drum designs to shape a sound that retains fundamental Gretsch characteristics while projecting a fresh voice.

  • BADGE Brooklyn Round badge
  • SHELL Rolled 1.1mm brass with center knurl pattern
  • BEARING EDGE 30-degree
  • FINISH Chrome
  • THROW-OFF Lightning Throw-off/Butt plate
  • LUGS 10 Lugs
  • HARDWARE Chrome
  • HOOPS Gretsch "302" 3mm, double flanged
  • HEADS Gretsch Permatone reverse dot coated batter head / Gretsch Permatone snare side head
  • SNARE WIRE 20 Strand
  • FEATURES Snap-in key holder


Manufacturer: Gretsch
Model: GB4164
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I275364-N-0
UPC: 019239318312