Cooperís Vintage Drums has been providing vintage snare drums and drum sets to drummers all over the world since 1998. Owner Mark Cooper has been a professional drummer and singer for over thirty years and began collecting and playing vintage drums in 1980. In 1998, he decided to start a web site devoted to vintage drums and their history. Mark Cooper also is a contributing writer for Modern Drummer magazine and has written several articles on vintage drum history.
Cooperís Vintage Drums, is dedicated to the repair and restoration of vintage drums from the 1920ís through the early 1970ís. Often, drums arrive in poor condition, having been neglected or abused. They are lovingly restored to their original condition whenever possible.
Cooperís Vintage Drums is proud to be a part of the worldwide drumming community, with customers as far away as New Zealand, Australia and Japan.
NOTE: Questions and comments are welcome and usually receive a reply within 24 hours. Please keep in mind that we do not sell parts and we do not offer an appraisal service.
SHIPPING: We can ship anywhere in the world, however drum sets with bass drums that are larger than 14x22 can only be shipped with United Parcel Service (UPS). Often, that proves to be quite costly. A typical small set such as a 20, 12, 16, with snare drum will usually cost about $250 - $325, depending on location. Distant locations like Japan or Australia will be higher. Shipping drum sets with large bass drums can cost as much as $1200. Every attempt is made to keep shipping costs as low as possible. Please ask for shipping quotes.