The 1925 Ludwig, William S. Hart Jr. Gold Snare. The “Holy Grail” Of All Vintage Drums. $124,995 The “William S. Hart Jr.” snare drum is arguably the finest, rarest and most storied snare drum ever made. William S. Hart, a world famous 1920s Hollywood movie cowboy, commissioned the Ludwig Drum Company to build the snare … Read More
Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig Early 1960’s Chrome Over Brass 6.5×14″ 402 Supra-Phonic Snare. $995.00 From the world famous Bun E. Carlos Drum Collection. This tough little brass workhorse has taken a few hits over it’s nearly 60 year life span, but it just keeps getting up and is ready for whatever you can throw at … Read More
Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig Early 1960’s Chrome Over Brass 6.5×14″ 402 Supra-Phonic Snare. $1,995.00 From the world famous Bun E. Carlos Drum Collection. This might be the greatest snare ever made. Early 60’s brass shelled Supra-phonics are legendary for their versatility, warmth and sensitivity. The deeper shelled 402 model is considered to one of the … Read More
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 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 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
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
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
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 throw off. This drum was Bun E’s “go-to” snare with Cheap Trick between 1985-1991. He used it in live performances and on the Lap of Luxury … Read More
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, 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 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 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, 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 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