Paiste Timeline 

 

PAISTE Cymbal Series Timeline

Quellen: Originalausgabe vom Customer Service Deopartment, Paiste Schweiz vom 15.12.2009, ergänzt durch meine Anmerkungen

Production

Series

Print Color/Style

Print Process

Manufacture

Alloy

Made in

A

1906 - 1931

Early Custom Made Cymbals

 

 

hand

 

 

 

1930

First company to designate and plan specific models in production.

Estland

 

1932 - 1941

Stambul

embossed

hand stamp

hand

Nickel Silver - NS12

Estland

 

1935 - 1948

Zilko

embossed

hand stamp

hand

Brass - MS63

Estland

 

1947

First company to produce more than one class of cymbal quality.

Germany

 

1948 - 1957

Stambul

embossed

hand stamp

hand

Nickel Silver - NS12

Germany

 

1948 - 1960

Zilko Standard (bzw. nur "Standard"

embossed

hand stamp

hand

Nickel Silver - NS12

Germany

1

1949

First use of Chinese style cymbals for drum-set.

Germany

 

1950 - 1956

Stanople

embossed

hand stamp

hand

Nickel Silver - NS12

Germany

 

1954 - 1977

Dixie

embossed / black

hand stamp

hand

Nickel Silver - NS12

Germany

 

1955 - 1961

Super

embossed

hand stamp

hand

Nickel Silver - NS12

Germany

 

1957 - 1958

"Ludwig"

embossed

hand stamp

hand

Nickel Silver - NS12

Germany

2

1957 - 1970

Stanople

embossed

hand stamp

hand

Nickel Silver - NS12

Switzerland

3

1957 - 1964

Stambul

embossed

hand stamp

hand

Nickel Silver - NS12

Switzerland

 

1957 - 1959

Super Formula 602

embossed

hand stamp

hand

Traditional Bronze - CuSn20

Switzerland

 

1957 - 1977

Dixie

embossed / black

hand stamp

hand

Nickel Silver - NS12

Switzerland

 

1958 - 1960

"Ludwig"

embossed

hand stamp

hand

Nickel Silver - NS12

Switzerland

4

1958 - 1960

"Ludwig" Standard

embossed

hand stamp

hand

Nickel Silver - NS12

Switzerland

5

1959 -1979

Formula 602

Logo black, Type red

hand stamp

hand

Traditional Bronze - CuSn20

Switzerland

 

1960 - 1964

"Ludwig" Standard

embossed

hand stamp

hand

Nickel Silver - NS12

Germany

 

1963

First use of 8% Bronze (CuSn8).

Switzerland

 

1963 - 1973

Super

embossed

hand stamp

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1965 - 1969

"Ludwig" Standard

embossed

hand stamp

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

6

1965 - 1975

Stambul 65

black

hand stamp

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1967

Invention of the wavy edge hi-hat bottom cymbal - Sound Edge.

Switzerland

 

1967 - 1970

Giant Beat

white

hand stamp

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

7

1968

Invention of the bell-less flat ride cymbal.

 

 

 

 

Switzerland

 

1968

Formula 602, Flat Ride Invention & Patent

Logo black, Type red

hand stamp

hand

Traditional Bronze - CuSn20

Switzerland

 

1969

Formula 602, Seven Sound Set

black

hand stamp

hand

Traditional Bronze - CuSn20

Switzerland

 

1969

Formula 602, Joe Morello Set (no deep grooves)

red

hand stamp

hand

Traditional Bronze - CuSn20

Switzerland

 

1969 - 1980

Sound Creation

embossed / black

hand stamp

hand

Traditional Bronze - CuSn20

Switzerland

 

1970

Serial Number 6-Digit

Switzerland/Germany

 

1970

Paiste Cowbell

embossed

 

 

 

Switzerland

 

1971 - 1975

Giant Beat

black

hand stamp

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

8

1971 - 1980

2002

black

hand stamp

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1972 - 1974

2002

black

hand stamp

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

1974 - 1979

404

black

hand stamp

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1974 - 1979

505

black

hand stamp

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1978 - 1979

Paiste 101

black

hand stamp

hand

Nickel Silver - NS12

Germany

9

1979

First use of hi-tech cymbal press machine for budget cymbals.

Germany

 

1980

First use of pad printing machine for logos.

 

 

 

 

Switzerland/Germany

 

1980 -

2002

red

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1980 - 1994

Sound Creation

black

print

hand

Traditional Bronze - CuSn20

Switzerland

10

1980 - 1992

Formula 602

dark blue

print

hand

Traditional Bronze - CuSn20

Switzerland

 

1980 - 1985

RUDE

white

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1980 - 1985

Paiste 101

light blue

print

hi-tech

Nickel Silver - NS12

Germany

 

1980 - 1985

404

brown

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1980 - 1985

505

green

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1982

900 Suspended

purple

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1983 - 1993

3000

red

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1983 - 1993

3000 Reflector

red

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1983 - 1993

3000 RUDE

red

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1985 - 1994

Sound Creation New Dimensions

black

print

hand

Traditional Bronze - CuSn20

Switzerland

11

1984

First use of color coated cymbals.

 

 

 

 

Switzerland

 

1984

Rainbow Series

white

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1984 - 1985

Color Sound 5

black

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1986 - 1993

2000

blue

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1986 - 1993

2000 Reflections

blue

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1986 - 1993

2000 Color Sound

white

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1986 - 1992

200

black

print

hi-tech/hand

Brass - MS63

Germany

 

1986 - 1992

400

purple

print

hi-tech/hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

1986 - 1992

400 Color Sound

white

print

hi-tech/hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

1986 - 1992

1000

green

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1986 - 1992

1000 RUDE

green

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1989 -

Signature

black

print

hand

Signature Bronze

Switzerland

 

1990 - 1996

Sound Formula

black

print

hand

Signature Bronze

Germany

12

1990 - 1999

Sound Formula Reflector

black

print

hand

Signature Bronze

Switzerland

 

1990 - 1999

New Sound Formula

black

print

hand

Signature Bronze

Switzerland

 

1991 - 2005

Alpha

black

print

hi-tech/hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1991 - 1992

Brass-Tones

black

print

hi-tech

Brass - MS63

Germany

 

1994 - 1999

Visions

white

print

hand

2002 & Signature Bronze

Switzerland

 

1994 - 2002

302

black

print

hi-tech

Brass - MS63

Germany

 

1994 - 2003

302 Hand

black

print

hi-tech

Brass - MS63

Germany

 

1994 - 2002

402

black

print

hi-tech

Nickel Silver - NS12

Germany

 

1994 - 2003

402 Hand

black

print

hi-tech

Nickel Silver - NS12

Germany

 

1994 - 2002

502

black

print

hi-tech

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

1994 - 2002

502 "China"

black

print

hi-tech/hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1994 - 2003

502 Hand

black

print

hi-tech

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

1994 - 1998

2002 RUDE

white

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1994 -

Symphonic

black

print

hand

Signature Bronze

Switzerland

 

1994 -

Concert/Marching

black

print

hand

Signature Bronze

Switzerland

 

1994 -

Universal

black

print

hand

Signature Bronze

Switzerland

 

1994 - 2009

Alpha Hand, Band + Marching

black

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1996

Serial Number 8-Digit

Switzerland

 

1996 -

Signature "Traditionals"

engraved, later black

print

hand

Signature Bronze

Switzerland

 

1997 - 2002

802

black

print

hi-tech

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

1997 - 2002

802 "China"

black

print

hi-tech/hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1999 - 2005

Dimensions

black

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

1999 -

RUDE

white

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

2001 - 2005

Innovations

black

print

hi-tech/hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

2002

2002 „Black Label Edition“

black

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

13

2002 - 2009

Noise Works

black

print

hand/hi-tech

diverse

Switzerland/Germany

 

2003 - 2005

302 Plus

black

print

hi-tech

Brass - MS63

Germany

 

2003 - 2009

302 Plus Hand

black

print

hi-tech

Brass - MS63

Germany

 

2003 - 2004

402 Plus

black

print

hi-tech

Nickel Silver - NS12

Germany

 

2003 - 2004

402 Plus Hand

black

print

hi-tech

Nickel Silver - NS12

Germany

 

2003 - 2005

502 Plus

black

print

hi-tech

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

2003 - 2005

502 Plus "China"

black

print

hi-tech/hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

2003 - 2009

502 Plus Hand

black

print

hi-tech

2003 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

2003 - 2005

802 Plus

black

print

hi-tech

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

2003 - 2005

802 Plus "China"

black

print

hi-tech/hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

2004 - 2005

Dimensions Reflector

black

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

2004 -

Signature "Reflector"

black

print

hand

Signature Bronze

Switzerland

 

2004 -

Signature "Dark Energy"

black

print

hand

Signature Bronze

Switzerland

 

2005 -

Giant Beat

black

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

2005 -

PST 3

black

print

hi-tech

Brass - MS63

Germany

 

2005 -

PST 3 "China"

black

print

hi-tech/hand

Brass - MS63

Germany

 

2005 -

PST 5

black

print

hi-tech

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

2005 -

PST 5 "China"

black

print

hi-tech/hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

2005 - 2009

201 Bronze

black

print

hi-tech

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

2005 -

101 Brass

black

print

hi-tech

Brass - MS63

Germany

 

2006 -

Alpha

black

print

hi-tech/hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

2007 -

Twenty Series

black

print

hand

Traditional Bronze - CuSn20

Switzerland

 

2008

Black Alpha "Slipknot Edition"

white

print

hi-tech/hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

2009 -

Alpha "Concert/Marching"

black

print

hand

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Switzerland

 

2009 -

PST 3 Band

black

print

hi-tech

Brass - MS63

Germany

 

2009 -

PST 5  Band

black

print

hi-tech

2002 Bronze - CuSn8

Germany

 

Originalausgabe vom Customer Service Deopartment vom 15.12.2009, ergänzt durch meine Anmerkungen

Meine Amerkungen zu den von mir ergänzten Zeilen / geänderten Texten

1)

Ich besitze ein "STANDARD" ohne  Bez. ZILKO ???

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2)

ich besitze ein "Ludwig" Made in Germany

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3)

ich besitze ein STANOPLE Made in Switzerland

 Zeile hinzugefügt

 

4)

ich kenne ein "Ludwig" Paiste SWISS MADE

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5)

ich kenne ein "Ludwig" Standard SWISS MADE

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6)

ich besitze ein B8 "Ludwig" Standard SWISS MADE

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7)

der erste Logo Aufdruck war weiß

 Text geändert

 

8)

der zweite Logo Aufdruck war schwarz

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9)

ich kenne ein Paiste 1o1 mit altem black Logo

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10)

ich kenne 3 verschiedene Sound Creation: a) das erste nur mit Stempel (1969? - 1980)

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b) das zweite mit Stempel und Aufdruck (1980 - 1994), c) das dritte mit Stempel und Aufdruck Sound Creation New Dimensions

 

 

11)

Ich kenne ein Sound Creation New Dimensions

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12)

Jahreszahl 1996 ergänzt

 Text ergänzt

 

13)

Ich besitze ein 2oo2 mit Black Label und 8-stelliger Serial-Nr (Sonderserie der "roten" 2oo2 mit Black Label)

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