Dating ludwig drums by hardware
Not only do I sell whole drums & stands, I also sell drum & hardware, parts & pieces! If you need small hardware parts, rims, lugs, etc., feel free to ask me.
What you might not know if you are new to vintage drums is that manufactureres did not keep accurate records and inventory control was not part of the daily operations of drum making.
The original purple within the pattern has faded to a white, common among Mod Orange. Here is a nicely aged original White Marine Pearl drum set. A great vintage Ludwig 4pc kit sporting the popular blue sparkle.
This kit sure shimmers with a show room like polish. It definitely a kit you won't want to stop playing, or be too afraid to take out and show off. It has typical wear and tear, free of any structural issue, or modifications. consists of a 14” X 22”, a 22” bass drum, a 9” X 13” Tom Tom and 16” X 16” Floor Tom. Classic Champagne Sparkle finish ala Michael Shrieve wrapping early mahogany 3-ply shells. Great kit featuring early first generation clip mounts with twin rack toms, very common among configurations pre '65.
Drummer Seat "Atlas Classic" series, Saddle-shaped seat, Material: Vinyl, High-density foam padding for great comfort, Height adjustment via spindle, Color: Blue / Olive with large embroidered Ludwig logo Single Bass Drum Pedal Atlas standard series, New "speedster" lightweight, Aluminium, Beaters and footboard can be adjusted individually, Dual-beater with memory lock, Lateral locking screw, Chain drive, Unique spring tension mechanism with ball bearings at the spring ends, Solid...
Snare Drum Stand Atlas Pro II series, Snare basket is detachable due to a pillar clutch, Fully adjustable snare holder from 10 "to 16", Low-contact Snare Holder, "Aerodyne" snare basket tilter, Vice-grip tube stand with integrated memory lock, Min.... Please click here for more on international delivery costs and times.
The Psychedelic 60's scene is very well represented with the Mod Orange finish.
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