The Kent Drum Company was started in the late 1940’s by two brothers, Ed and Bill Kent . Located in Kenmore, New York, The Kent Manufacturing Company produced snare drums, drum sets and accessories. Little is known about the company, however. Before starting the Kent Manufacturing Company, Bill Kent was employed by the Gretsch Drum Company for a time, probably in the 1940’s. As of 2006, Ed Kent was still residing in the Kenmore, New York area http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140658380126&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123