Bun E. Carlos’s 2006 Ludwig Prototype Imperial Lug Black Lacquer Jazz Festival Snare Drum. $699.00 From the collection of Bun E. Carlos. 8 Imperial lug, one off prototype snare drum. The drum is in excellent shape. No flaws or damage but you’ll find a little Bun E. hut dust under the tension rods. Notice the … Read More
Ludwig 1930s Black Beauty. Engraved 5×14. Great Shape! $2,895 This 1930s scroll pattern Black Beauty snare drum is in remarkable condition. 9 decades after it was introduced in the 1920s, the Ludwig Black Beauty is still considered the high bar standard for all snare drums. The condition is clear in the photos. The photos don’t … Read More
This is one EXTREMELY clean snare drum. Very clear Dec. 15, 1961 date stamp. 5.5×14″ shell. 100% original. COB hoops. Original Classic snare wires. Rotary Muffler. The finish at the seam appears to have been trimmed off. Normally the finish would extend past past the end of the wooden ply and be glued to the … Read More
Great 1970s aluminum shell snare. 8 lugs, cast hoops. Shell is very slightly dented around the throw off. Some minor pitting on the hardware. Works and plays great. Single click image to enlarge. PRICE:$345.00
Here’s a great old Gretsch round badge snare. Brass shell, push button throw off, cast hoops, 40 strand snares. The drums is scuffed and pitted. There’s some small dents and the shell is somewhat pushed in around the fine tuning side end of the throw off. The heads fit snug but go on easily. This … Read More
Here’s a super sweet example of the greatest snare drums ever made. This drum marks an important spot in the evolution of the Ludwig Supersensitive snare drum. The earliest Supers had brass shells and hoops, rotary mufflers, crimped snare beds and no serial number. This drum is the first step of the evolution. In 1963 … Read More
This is one exceptional 1970s Ludwig 5×14 Supersensitve. No issues. Gleaming chrome. Look extremely close and you might find a few pits. Otherwise flawless. No dents, holes, modifications or damage. 100% original. Even the original bottom head and wires. They don’t show up looking like this every day!! PRICE: $495.00. Single click image to enlarge.
There’s not too much to say about the Ludwig Supraphonic 400 5×14 snare drum that has not already been said. It’s the most popular and most versatile drum ever made. Ask any drummer “if you could only have one snare drum, what would it be?” 9 times out of 10 the answer would be a … Read More