The brand Istanbul Mehmet exists since the year 1996 before that the company was known as Istanbul cymbals since 1984. The founder of the brand is Mehmet Tamdeger he started at the age of 9 working in the K. Zilcan factory of Mikhail Zilcan in Istanbul. Here he learned the ancient Turkish art of cymbal making from Mikhail Zilcan and Kirkor Kücükyan.
The company Istanbul Mehmet makes to following types of drum kit cymbals: hi-hats, rides, crashes, splashes, china's and effect cymbals. Next to these cymbals they also produce marching cymbals, cymbals for orchestra's and gongs.
Below is a list of product categories of the brand Istanbul Mehmet.