Elvin Jones’s Original K. Zildjian 14″ Hi-Hat Cymbal. Authenticated! $1,495

Elvin Jones's 14" Original K. Zildjian

Elvin Jones’s Early K. Zildjian 14″ Hi-Hat Cymbal. Authenticated! $1,495 This cymbal is part of a large collection of Elvin’s drum gear acquired directly from his estate. 14″ K Zildjian hi-hat. The cymbal is in excellent condition with no cracks or damage but with visible signs of wear. 880 g. COA signed by Keiko Jones. Single … Read More

Ludwig 1930s Heavy Brass 6 Tube Lug 14″x4″. $445.00

Ludwig 1920s 6 tube lug Heavy Brass Shell

Ludwig 1930s Heavy Brass 6 Tube Lug 14″x4″. $445.00 This drum has seen a lot of action in it’s 8 decades of steady use. It’s showing some wear but it’s still strong as ever and sounding and playing great. There’s plenty of wear visible in the photos. Some of the rods and clips have been … Read More

Ludwig 1930s Black Beauty. Engraved 5×14. Great Shape! $2,895

Ludwig 1930s Engraved Black Beauty 5x14

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

Ludwig 1935 Silver Anniversary 6.5×14 Snare, Catalog and Sticks, EXCELLENT++, $3,495.00

Ludwig Silver anniversary snare

Ludwig 1935 Silver Anniversary 6.5×14 Snare, Catalog and Sticks, EXCELLENT++, $3,495.00 Another extremely rare drum in extraordinary condition (my specialty!!). Only a very small number of this limited edition Ludwig Silver Anniversary 6.5×14 Supersensitive Model snare drum were ever made. The drum was made to commemorate the first 35 years of the legendary drum makers … Read More

Ludwig 1930s Black Beauty, 5×14 Buffed to Brass, Tommy Dorsey Band! Immaculate!! $2,895.00

Ludwig 1930s Black Beauty Tommy Dorsey

Ludwig 1930s Black Beauty, 5×14 Buffed to Brass, Tommy Dorsey Band! Immaculate!! $2,895.00 This 1930s Ludwig Black Beauty is an absolutely stunning drum with a great history. The drum belonged to a mid-western drummer named John Lindbloom who at one point played with The Tommy Dorsey band. Lindbloom passed several years ago. We received this … Read More

Ludwig 1962 Gold Sparkle 5.5×14 Classic Snare PERFECT!! $599.00

Ludwig 1962 Gold Sparkle Classic Snare Drum

There’s not much to tell you on this snare…Other than it’s PERFECT!! You just don’t see drums like this in this condition. This drum is older than I am and way better looking (and I look pretty good!). This is not a re-wrap or restoration. This drum is 100% original. Brass hoops, Classic throw off, … Read More

Ludwig 1961 Silver Sparkle Classic Model 5.5×14. COB Hoops. Extraordinary!!$599.00

Ludwig Silver Sparkle Classic 5.5x14 Slvr Spkl Classic

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

Gretsch Round Badge COB 5×14, $345.00

Gretsch Chrome Round Badge 5x14

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

Pearl Jupiter, 1970s Brass Shell 5×14, Extremely Funky!!$345.00

Pearl Jupiter 5x14 Brass

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

Ludwig 1960 Chrome Over Brass Supraphonic 400 5×14. Excellent! $995.00 #PB1

Ludwig Chrome Over Brass Supraphonic

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

CTS#2 Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick, 1929 Re-Plated Brass on Brass 14×5. $5,995

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap Trick 1929 brass Snare drum

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

Ludwig 1970s “Artist Model” COB Supraphonic 400, $795.00, #203

Ludwig Supraphonic 400 Artist model 5x14

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, 1960s COB SUPRAPHONIC 400, 5×14, $995.00

Ludwig 402 6.5x14 chrome over brass supraphonic snare drum

  LUDWIG, 1960s COB SUPRAPHONIC 400, 5×14, Heavy brass shell. 10 Imperial lugs. Crimped snare bed. Rotary muffler. Brass hoops. Excellent condition. NUMBER #84 PRICE $995.00 More photos available. Serious offers considered. SINGLE CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE.          

LUDWIG, 1960 COB SUPRAPHONIC 400, 5×14, JASON McGERR, $1,199.00

Jason McGerr Ludwig 400 5x14 chrome over brass supraphonic snare drum

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 6 LUG STANDARD, 4X14, $485.00

Ludwig Standard 4x14 nickel over brass snare drum

LUDWIG, 1920s 6 LUG STANDARD, 4X14 To quote the legendary Elvin Bishop, “she ain’t good lookin’ but she sure can play”. Heavy nickel over brass shell. All original. Nothing broken missing, damaged or altered. 6 tube lugs. I never got to cleaning this one. It could use some cleaning but is structurally and functionally excellent. … Read More

LUDWIG, 80s COB SUPRAPHONIC 402, 6.5X14, $995.00

LUDWIG, 1980s COB SUPRAPHONIC 402, 6.5X14 Chrome plated brass shell. 10 Imperial lugs. Serial #3135730. Rounded B/O badge. “BR” stamped in shell above muffler knob. Some minor pitting otherwise Excellent condition. NUMBER #39 PRICE $995.00 More photos available. Serious offers considered.

KENNY ARONOFF, LUDWIG and LUDWIG, 1930s SILVER ANNIVERSARY, 6.5X14 NICKEL/BRASS, $1,995.00

Ludwig 6.5 Anniversary

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

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