Dating zildgian cymbals
And if the same process is applied they will switch the letter in 2010? One might think that each succeeding trademark change would allow for a specific period of time to be associated with that marking.
Obviously size of cymbal, weight, presence or not of hand hammering, is the cymbal lathed, etc.. What do the unique alpha numeric numbers represent? s represent date, model and the craftsman that made the final cuts? The serial numbers do represent what the cymbals were, who made them, and when they were made.
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Out of curiousity I looked through my collection of Zildjians..is what I found: I have a 20" Constantinople Medium ride with a JH (2008).
There are good ones, not-so-good ones, and absolutely ones!
In that sense, I’m not so quick to agree that they are/were any more consistent than their Turkish cousins.When a scientist discovers something that truly nobody in the world knows, a paper is written and published and other scientists (or expects or even amatuers in the field) will research into the work to verify results whatever they may be. In this case with cymbals we can only try to reasearch history.