Each Vic Firth Signature Series model was conceived though extensive discussion and research with the finest drummers from a variety of musical styles. The designs are a reflection of their musical requirements in terms of balance, feel, sound projection and cymbal color. All sticks are in hickory. All colored sticks feature a clear natural tip.Original A versatile stick that covers a wide dynamic range. Round tip produces clean, crisp cymbal sounds.L = 15 7/8" D = .605"