Vintage Tempus Fiberglass 14" x 7" Snare Drum. Tempus started out in 1973 as Milestone Drums in Vancouver, Canada, at the height of the synthetic shell craze of the early '70s. Paul Mason acquired the company and renamed it Tempus in 1985. All Shells are seamless, hand laid in cylindrical moulds. This drum is finished in a White Wrap with standard Hardware and Remo Heads.