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List J3: Beaters for Percussion Instruments

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Beaters with no pronounced head
(3656)Beater: triangle.Mid 20th century.
(1743)Beater: triangle.Possibly Premier, England, c 1975.
(1742)Beater: triangle.Circa 1975.
(2673)Beater: triangle.Probably mid 20th century.
(3655)Beater: triangle.Mid 20th century.
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Tapered sticks
(2919)Beaters: toy side drum; pair.Probably 3rd quarter of the 20th century.
(2918)Beaters: side drum sticks; pair.Premier, England, probably 1970s.
(2913)Beater: wood block.China, probably 3rd quarter of the 20th century.
(1747)Beaters: side drum; pair.Premier, England, c 1975.
(3643)Beater: side drum; one only.Probably third quarter of the 20th century.
(2403)Beaters: side drum; pair.Third quarter of the 20th century.
(2404)Beaters: side drum; pair.Third quarter of the 20th century.
(3342)Beaters: side drum; pair.Probably mid 19th century.
(2917)Beaters: side drum; pair.Early 20th century.
(189)Beaters: side drum; pair.Possibly by Thomas Glen, possibly Edinburgh, c 1855.
(188)Beaters: side drum; pair.England, c 1780.
(758)Beaters: side drum; pair.Possibly by Thomas Glen, possibly Edinburgh, c 1855.
(3333)Beaters: side drum; pair.Probably England, Late 18th or early 19th century.
(3334)Beaters: side drum; pair.Late 18th or early 19th century.
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Brushes
(2923)Beaters: wire brushes; pair.Ludwig, second quarter of the 20th century.
(2430)Beaters: wire brushes; pair.Premier, England, 1930s.
(3653)Wire brushes; pair.Premier, England, probably 1960s.
(2431)Wire brush; one only.Second quarter of the 20th century.
(2405)Beaters: wire brushes; pair.Probably mid 20th century.
(3884)Switch.C.J. Overton, Kemnay, Aberdeen, 30 September 1999.
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Hard-headed beaters
(2408/1)Beaters: dulcimer.Mid 20th century.
(2408/2)Beaters: dulcimer.Mid 20th century.
(1634)Beater: glass glockenspiel.Probably mid 20th century.
(1603)Beaters for small bells, 22.Probably late 19th or early 20th century.
(1728)Beaters: dulcimer; 8 pairs; 5 single.Probably third quarter of the 20th century.
(1210)Beaters: glockenspiel; pair.Possibly second half of the 19th century.
(2675)Beaters: glockenspiel; pair.Late 19th or early 20th century.
(1643)Beaters: xylophone or glockenspiel; pair.Viscount, England, c 1970.
(3586)Beater.Circa 1958.
(3657)Beater.Probably Andrew Shivas, second half 20th century.
(1748/J3)Beater: chime bar.Probably by Rose Morris, c 1975.
(1749/J3)Beater: chime bar.Probably by Rose Morris, c 1975.
(1780)Beaters: temple block; pair.Probably mid 20th century.
(1776)Beaters: dulcimer or 4-row xylophone; pair.Probably first half of the 20th century.
(1205)Beater: xylophone (?).Probably Premier, England, probably mid 20th century.
(3654)Beaters: xylophone; pair.Probably fourth quarter of the 19th century.
(2920)Beaters: four-row xylophone; pair.Probably early 20th century.
(1641)Beaters: xylophone or glockenspiel; pair.Possibly Hawkes & Son, probably Britain, probably early 20th century.
(1628)Beaters: nakers; pair.Paul Williamson, England, 1968.
(1619)Beaters: lyra glockenspiel; pair.Probably fourth quarter of the 19th century.
(2922)Beaters: glockenspiel; pair.Probably second half of 19th century.
(2921)Beaters: xylophone, with jingles; pair.Probably mid 20th century.
(1204)Beater.Probably mid 19th century.
(2667)Beaters: combination drum; pair.Probably mid 20th century.
(2911)Beaters; pair.Probably James Blades, Cheam, probably 1979.
(3261)Mallet: chime bars.Probably mid 20th century.
(2903)Beaters: anvil; pair.probably James Blades, probably mid 20th century.
(2916)Beaters: timpani, baroque; pair.Probably 3rd quarter of the 20th century.
(6575)Beaters: timpani, wooden; pair.One possibly early 19th century; one W. Barrett & Son, 1970.
(6576)Beaters: timpani, wooden; pair.David Law, Britain, 1977.
(1688)Beaters: anvil; pair.Probably mid 20th century.
(761)Beater: bass drum.Possibly by Thomas Glen, possibly Edinburgh, probably mid 19th century.
(759)Beaters: bass drum; pair.Possibly by Thomas Glen, possibly Edinburgh, probably mid 19th century.
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Soft-headed beaters
(1798)Beaters: cimbalom; pair.Jock McGibbon, Coatbridge, 1980.
(3652)Beater: general purpose.Probably third quarter of the 20th century.
(3649)Beater: timpani; one only.Andrew Shivas, second half 20th century.
(3651)Beater, timpani; one only.Probably 1920s.
(3650)Beater, timpani; one only.Probably 1920s.
(1745)Beater: timpani.Circa 1975.
(1746)Beater: timpani; one only.Premier, England, c 1975.
(3647)Beaters: timpani; pair.Andrew Shivas, Edinburgh, second half 20th century.
(3646)Beaters: timpani; pair.Premier, England, second quarter of the 20th century.
(3645)Beaters: timpani; pair.Probably third quarter of the 20th century.
(1792/1)Beaters: vibraphone, hard; pair.Rose-Morris, England, 3rd quarter of the 20th century.
(1652)Beaters: temple block; pair.Japan, probably third quarter of the 20th century.
(3644)Beaters: timpani; pair.Probably third quarter of the 20th century.
(2380)Beaters: timpani; pair.James Blades, Cheam, probably circa 1965.
(1792/2)Beaters: vibraphone, soft; pair.Rose-Morris, England, 3rd quarter of the 20th century.
(2915)Beaters: timpani; pair.James Blades (or C. Blades ?), probably third quarter of the 20th century.
(2377)Beaters: timpani; pair.Leslie Sheppard, c 1965.
(2383)Beaters: timpani; pair.C. Blades, probably third quarter of the 20th century.
(2914)Beaters: bass drum; pair.Probably mid 20th century.
(1623)Beater: gong.Possibly Paiste, c 1960.
(760)Beater: bass drum.Possibly by Thomas Glen, possibly Edinburgh, probably mid 19th century.
(3648)Beater: bass drum, double-ended.Probably mid 20th century.
(1686)Beater: gong or tam-tam.Hawkes & Son, London, probably first quarter of the 20th century.
(2890)Beater: gong.Possibly Paiste, probably fourth quarter of the 20th century.
(1664)Beater: gong.Possibly Paiste, third quarter of the 20th century.
(1663)Beater: gong.Possibly Paiste, third quarter of the 20th century.
(1685)Beater: bass drum.Probably 19th century.
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Pedal beaters
(3623)Pedal beater.Premier, England, first quarter of the 20th century.
(2661/J3)Pedal drum beater.Carlton, England, c 1945.
(2893)Beater: bass drum, pedal.1900 or later.
(2386)Beater: bass drum, pedal.Boosey & Hawkes, London, mid 20th century.
(1655)Beater: bass drum, pedal.Broadway, Britain, second quarter of the 20th century.
(2415)Beater: bass drum, pedal.Leedy, U.S.A, first quarter of the 20th century.
(2416)Beater: bass drum, pedal.Olympic, England, first quarter of the 20th century.
(2894)Beater: bass drum, pedal.First quarter of the 20th century.
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Effects
(1201)Pop gun.Probably mid 20th century.
(1202)Whistle.Acme, England, 20th century.
(1783)Nightingale or bird warbler.England, 20th century.
(1194)Train whistle effect.Probably mid 20th century.
(1203)Raspberry.Probably mid 20th century.
(1195)Klaxon effect.Probably 2nd quarter of the 20th century.
(1196)Car or motorcycle horn.Lucas, Birmingham, first quarter of the 20th century.
(271)Fog horn.Probably Britain, probably mid 19th century.
(2429)Megaphone.Stentor, U.S.A, probably mid 20th century.
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Trap trays and miscellaneous percussion-related items
(2384)Console.Premier, England, c 1930.
(2414)Trap table.Probably third quarter of the 20th century.
(1183)Trap table.Boosey & Hawkes, London, second quarter of the 20th century.
(3624), (3661)Trap tray with 2 brackets.Beverley, Britain, first quarter of the 20th century.
(1206)Case for drummer's equipment.Probably mid 20th century.
(1211/J3)Various parts of percussion instruments. 
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