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
Another fine example of the legendary chrome over brass Ludwig Supraphonic 400. These drums were only made for a few years around 1960. This one is in beautiful shape. The shell is perfect. There’s some polishing scratches in the chrome and some corrosion on a few of the lugs. 100% original including bottom head and … Read More
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
The early Pearl Jupiter model snare drum has been the secret weapon of top studio drummers for years. The Jupiter is the drum you hear Stewart Copeland cracking on those early Police albums. The shell is brass underneath the rather thin early Japanese chrome plating. This one arrived with 40 plus years worth of grime … Read More
Yamaha David Garibaldi Signature Model SD-435DG. This drum has been discontinued for several years and has since become in high demad for it’s versatility, sensitivity and damn fine looks! A great drum if you’re lucky enough to find one. This drum is in perfect condition PLUS it’s hand signed by David Garibaldi himself. Among it’s … Read More
Here’s a beautiful 1964 Ludwig Supersensitive snare drum in spectacular condition. Everything works just like it should. No damage, holes, dents or modifications. 100% original. COB hoops, red muffler, PureSound wires, new Remo heads. Some very light scratches. Pretty near perfect. PRICE: $499.00 Single click image to enlarge.
The legendary chrome over brass Ludwig Supraphonic 400 5×14 snare drum. Possibly the greatest snare of all time? The Ludwig Supraphonic is by far the most popular and most versatile snare ever made. The early brass shelled version was only made for a few years around 1960 and is renown for it’s extra warm sound and … Read More
Slingerland 1967 Gene Krupa COB Sound King 5×14 Snare. Immaculate!! $389 Here is a spectacular example of one of the best all time snares ever made. This is one of those snares that will sound great playing any kind of music. Super articulate snares, nice cracking rim-shot, warm back beats and plenty of volume when … Read More
LE11, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 2009 Millennium Kirchler 1930 Standard Re-issue 14×5. $1,995 5×14, Less than 50 made. Built and engraved by Adrian Kirchler in Italy. Kirchler also built the 100th Anniversary Triumphal snares for Ludwig. Beautiful! Single click image to enlarge. PRICE:$1,995
LE7, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 2004 95th Ann. Engraved Black Beauty. 1 of 1. 14×5. $2,795 5×14, Gold hardware. #1 of 1. Prototype for L2005. “Accidental” Millennium badge. Includes letter from Ludwig, Todd Trent and NAMM show display tag. Un-played in it’s original case. Single click image to enlarge. PRICE: $2,795
LE4 Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1999 90th Anniversary Engraved Black Beauty 14×5. #11 of 90. $1,695 5×14, Chrome Hardware. 10 tube lugs. Brass shell. #11 of 90. You can never go wrong with a Black Beauty. Un-played in it’s original case. Single click image to enlarge. PRICE: $1,695
#20-11, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1920s Brass, Supersensitive, 2 snares 14×5. $1,695 5.5×14, Heavy brass shell. Snares under both heads. Calf head on top. “Super Sensitive” engraved in the bottom hoop. You can see a little rust on some of the throw off parts and the tension rods. It’s all original and all there. Single … Read More
#20-7, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1920s Ludwigold, Standard 14×5. $1,995 14×5, Calf top and bottom heads. Heavy brass shell. 10 tube lugs. Nice drum. All the gold is intact. The plating is worn on the hardware but everything is all intact and works great. Single click on image to enlarge. PRICE: $1,995
#20-6, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1920s Stiple Gold Super Ludwig 14×5. $1,995 14×5, Calf top head. Heavy brass shell. 10 tube lugs. Supersensitive throw off. “Super Ludwig” engraved in bottom hoop. The stippling is in great shape on this drum however the gold finish has been rubbed off in one panel. Single click on image … Read More
CTS#2 Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick, 1929 Re-Plated Brass on Brass 14×5 Snare Drum. $5,995 5×14, NSN, Heavy brass shell (like standard) 10 tube lugs. Clip hoops, Time Piece T/O. I played this snare with Cheap Trick between 1985-1991. I played it at gigs and on the Lap of Luxury and Busted albums. This drum … Read More
#48, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1990s Black Beauty, Non Engraved Piccolo. 13×4. $449.00 13×4, SN 3379832. Brass shell and 8 offset lugs. This little drum goes a long way. Single click image to enlarge. PRICE: $449.00
Ludwig 1970s “Artist Model” COB Supraphonic 400, $795.00, #203 Single click photos to enlarge. This is a rare 1970s chrome over brass shelled 5×14″ Ludwig Supraphonic 400. An extremely small number of these drums were ever produced. These brass shell snares were made only for Ludwig endorsers and have since been commonly referred to as … Read More
LUDWIG, 1960 COB SUPRAPHONIC 400, 5×14, JASON McGERR Heavy brass shell. 10 Imperial lugs. Brass hoops. All original. Excellent condition. Photos depict condition accurately. Belonged to Jason McGerr of DCfC. NUMBER #82 PRICE $1,199.00 More photos available. Serious offers considered. SINGLE CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE.
LUDWIG, 1920s STANDARD 8 lug, 4X14 Heavy nickel over brass shell. 8 tube lugs. Nickel finish is lightly scuffed. A couple minor dings. All original. Calf top and bottom heads. Photos accurately display condition. NUMBER #76 PRICE $895.00 More photos available. Serious offers considered. SINGLE CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE.
LUDWIG, 1920s 6 LUG STANDARD, 4X14 Heavy nickel over brass shell. 6 tube lugs. I never got to cleaning this one. It could use some cleaning but is structurally and functionally excellent. An awesome sounding drum that I have personally performed with many times. NUMBER #75 PRICE $699.00 Photos available. Serious offers considered. SINGLE CLICK … Read More
KENNY ARONOFF, LUDWIG and LUDWIG, 1930s 6.5X14 NICKEL/BRASS ANNIVERSARY Nickel over heavy brass shell. Squared bead. 8 cast Imperial lugs. Original extended butt and throw off. Missing muffler. Owned and used by Kenny Aronoff with documentation. Slight crack in top hoop. Muffler missing. Shell is in excellent condition. 2 small dents and plating somewhat scratched. … Read More