This web site is connected to a large drum forum related to vintage drums where you could do even more research and or become a member to ask qeustions and learn from people that have been collecting for many years.The Vintage Drum Forum can be found by clicking here.In 1964, Bonham joined his first semi-professional band, Terry Webb and the Spiders, and met his future wife Pat Phillips around the same time.
It's the tone, concept and design that took the world of drums to another level.
John Henry Bonham ( – 25 September 1980) was an English musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer for the British rock band Led Zeppelin.
Bonham was esteemed for his speed, power, fast bass-drumming, distinctive sound, and "feel" for the groove.
A fat hubcap shaped flange rested on the ring under the head and top hoop. According to the 1928 catalog, It rejuvenates and clarifies the tone and staccato notes pop out like the crack of a machine gun.
The tone flange was actually still available in the late 1930s and could conceivably be ordered on a Radio King drum.