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We think this type Gretsch Orchestrella was made 1924-1928. I say yours is unusual because the '24-'28 examples had the year inlaid in the peghead.
As for the present, the modern system is quite simple.Gretsch Drums were introduced by a German instrument dealer named Friedrich Gretsch in New York in 1883. Gretsch drums are popular among country and rock artists alike and have been played by performers ranging from Phil Collins to Eddie Fisher of One Republic and Debbi Peterson of the Bangles.Dating a set of Gretsch drums accurately is a challenge that relies heavily on comparing the physical characteristics of your drums to those found in vintage drum catalogs. The badge is a metal piece affixed to every drum, usually located in front of the drum.Note whether your drum shells are 3-ply or 6-ply by looking inside the drums.Note whether the paper tags with the serial number are on the inside or outside and if the drum sealer is natural or silver.
There is enough distinction between the colors to narrow the date of your drums to within five or 10 years.