The slingerland drum experts is the source for slingerland drum company history and slingerland radio king drums slingerland company timeline and radio king drums sets and slingerland history. Badges/dating that's interesting photographs recommended sites blog ludwig & ludwig large-size wood stamp (pre- or early 1920's) leedy indianapolis circular stamp (circa 1903-1929) barry drum co badge (1920's and 30's) barry drum co metal stamp (1920's. Chaotic creativity: ludwig kits in the ‘60s july 17, 2013 it was not unusual to buy a drum set in the mid-’60s that would have the ludwig badges on the drums, and the wfl keystone imprint on the snare stand, foot pedal, and snare mechanisms another method of dating most ludwig drums is the rubber-stamped date on the inside the. Early to mid 70s the blue and olive badges had pointy-er corners i could be wrong but i do own a classic ludwig kit and like to think i have a pretty decent basic knowledge of dating these drums kinda sorta. Ludwig drum company history welcome to the ludwig drums history section of the web site from here you should be able to gather information to determine what ludwig drums you have and what year they were made drum badge dating guides and all sorts of ludwig history just follow the links below this web site is connected to a large drum.
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Dedicated to the cool ludwig vistalite drums and the fans of them jump to i was also wondering if i could get some help dating these 1977 i think i seem to be having trouble locating this serial number the shells are authentic ludwig vistalites,the hardware said to be ludwig 1990's and some say the badges are not authentic and some. Get a factory-looking badge install every time for about four bucks. Specialists in new, used / second hand and vintage drums, cymbals, snare drums and percussion similar products: ludwig grommets - for badges (35) ludwig floor tom leg rubber feet £ 1 ludwig l1304ba bass drum anchor. Performance proven to be the sound that fueled the most hit recordings in history, the ludwig lm400 and lm402 are the snare drum choice of the pros snare drums acoustic drum kits electronic drum kits. This new ludwig drum catalog features our drum outfits, snare drums, hardware and percussion accessories, and is a labor of love from the entire sales, marketing and manufacturing team we are a company of drummers just like you, thinking, creating, living, and dreaming drums everyday.
The ludwig drum company: 1958-1959 ludwig keystone transition badge these badges have been found on drums from the 1960'sthere is no exact date of when they stopped and switched to the next badge - there are cross-over drums. [archive] help with modern ludwig serial numbers drums drummerworld official discussion forum drum gear drums help with modern ludwig serial it wasn't a special order on the badges, ludwig used double badges for a few years one badge will have serial numbers, and the other is plain. Find great deals on ebay for ludwig vintage drums shop with confidence.
The history of the slingerland drum company badges, and drum shells or to mix and match parts, resulting in some confusion for vintage drum enthusiasts many years later ~slingerland~ in an effort to compete with the ludwig drum company’s hugely popular metal supraphonic and super-sensitive snare drums,. As to dating, looking inside the shells is certainly the first place i'd look the serial numbers and badges can give you a vague idea of the date , but not much more the colors between the floor tom and the rest of the kit look a lot different in the photos. Badges, i can help, ludwig drum with the date bass drum was probably late 1970s bowling ball musikinstrumente, drums based upon serial numbers: has seen a ludwig drum badges, currently have emerged from page. Hi, i bought an early ludwig rocker kit a while ago which i'm in the process of restoring something that i thought curious was that when i mount the 12 and 13 tom on the bass drum, the ludwig badge on the 13 faces inwards rather than outwards, as though the mount was on the wrong side of the drum. 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 locate the badge on your gretsch drums.
We have an extensive collection of ludwig history ludwig badges, ludwig serial numbers, ludwig drum set catalog scans, ludwig snare drum catalog scans, ludwig jazzette history, ludwig standard history, ludwig acrolite history, ludwig black beauty history, ludwig finishes, ludwig products and ludwig memorabilia dating back to the companies. Shop for the ludwig accent combo 5-piece drum set and receive free shipping on your order and the guaranteed lowest price. Dating ludwig drums - ludwig serial numbers due to the number of requests we receive we are unable to offer individual dating and drum appraisals however here's information from the ludwig web site on how to date ludwig drum kits and shells. Ludwig 20”x14” bass drum, complete with original gold badge it has however extra holes, where spurs would go it’s finished in silver sparkle, that looks ginger probably could be cleaned up and or, recovered the drum is in the round , and the earring edges are the bigger ones and perfect given the date of this drum.
The vintage snare drums pictured below represent instruments ready for immediate sale if you do not see what you are looking for, please contact us as we have additional inventory awaiting restoration. This site will be unavailable from 4:30 am est - 8:00 am est on december 17, 2017 thanks for visiting wwwludwig-drumscom. Dating ludwig drums by serial # dating ludwig drums by serial # professional / expert drum & percussion community the drum is a ludwig black and white badge black sparkle acrolite snare drum the serial is 6264126 im sure its not that old, but i just want to know the drum is in great shape thanks. George way (left) inspecting leedy & ludwig knob tension drums in 1951 the leedy drum company - in the aftermath of wwii, which had totally disrupted conn's drum divisions, it was decided to combine ludwig & ludwig with leedy, creating the leedy & ludwig drum company.
How to date slingerland drums by joshua kinser updated september 15, 2017 things needed slingerland drum clues to be used in dating a slingerland drum can be found all around the drum and can help you occasionally home in on an exact date of the drum take a look at the badge on the drum the drum badge is one of the easiest ways.