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1950s Gretsch 4280 Round Badge Gold Duco 4pc Drum Set Kit Jimmy Paxson #35711

Availability: In stock




BRAND: Gretsch

MODEL: 4280 Semi-Pro Broadcaster

FUNCTION: 4-piece drum kit

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: This listing is for a 1950s Gretsch 4280 Roundbadge 4-Piece Drum Set Kit from the personal gear collection of drummer Jimmy Paxson.


  • Series: Roundbadge, Renown, Broadcaster, Semi-Pro
  • Wood Type: Mahogany, 3ply
  • Finish/Color: Gold Ducco, Tri-Tone
  • Kick: 22" x 14" serial #14364 (Single Tension) Drum spurs are not included. 15 lbs.
  • Snare: 14" x 5" 7 lbs.
  • Rack Tom: 13" x 9" 7.5 lbs.
  • Floor Tom: 16" x 16" 14.5 lbs.

ACCESSORIES INCLUDED: This item comes as seen in photos and includes only the following accessories:

  • 6 - drum damper (with adjustment, missing screws)
  • 3 - drum dampner (missing adjustment and screws)
  • 1 - drum damper strip (missing screws)
  • 3 - tom tom drum mounts (missing screws)
  • 1 - Rail Consolette Tom Tom Holder (2-bolt mount)
  • 1 - Rail Consolette Tom Tom Holder (4-bolt mount)


  • 3 - floor tom legs (not original)

PHYSICAL CONDITION: Very Good - The kit is solid and very clean. All the drum shells under close inspection have a few chips and dings but nothing that affects its acoustic value. The kick drum does not include spurs or legs. All the hoops and tension rods are in great shape and have a like new shine, overall, everything is in very good condition.

WORKING CONDITION: Very Good - Drums all sound superb. Lugs, hoops, and round badges are all fully intact and in fine shape. There is a single lug missing from the bottom hoop of the floor tom. The kick drum does not have legs or spurs included, make sure you get those. Kick sounds very nice. Snare drum, snare wires, and throw are in terrific shape and the kit sounds fantastic as a whole. Overall working condition is very good.

UNPACKAGED WEIGHT: 52 lbs. total

  • box 1: 30 lbs.
  • box 2: 22 lbs.

UNPACKAGED DIMENSIONS: 36" x 24" x 24" total

  • box 1: 24" x 18" x 24"
  • box 2: 18" x 18" x 18"

SHIPPING: This item ships in multiple boxes. The price in this listing is only an estimate and may be more or less than the actual cost depending on your location. Please email us with your postal code and we will get an exact quote for you.

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