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 1970s Sales Rep Binder. Complete! Perfect! $395.00

Ludwig 1970s Sales Rep Binder. Complete! Perfect! $395.00

Ludwig 1970s Sales Rep Binder. Complete! Perfect! $395.00 Back in the 1970s, when a Ludwig sales rep visited one of his dealers he would arrive with this binder under his arm. The binder contained everything he needed to land a big order including a catalog, parts list, product updates and the all important order form. … 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

Slingerland (?) 1940s (?) WMP Cannister Throne. Excellent! $995

Slingerland Canister Throne

Slingerland 1940s WMP Cannister Throne. Excellent! $995 I’m pretty sure, just by looking at this beautiful canister throne, that it is a Slingerland throne made in the 1940s. There are no badges or serial #s, which is normal for that era so I can’t be positive. Regardless, it’s an extremely nice canister in remarkable shape. … Read More

Ringo Starr, Ludwig Original 60s Beatles Replica 22,13,16, 5×14 Set with Hardware. $2,495.00

Ringo Starr beatle Ludwig Replica Drum Set

Ringo Starr, Ludwig Original 60s Beatles Replica 22,13,16, 5×14 Set with Hardware. $2,495.00 This original 1960s Ludwig drum set was re-finished in vintage Black Oyster wrap to replicate the Ludwig drum set that Ringo Starr made iconic playing with the Beatles. This set was refinished in about 1995. The wrap on this set is from … Read More

Ringo Starr, Starr Festival Limited Edition Snare Drum, $29,995

Ringo Starr Starr festival Snare drum

Ringo Starr, Starr Festival Limited Edition Snare Drum, $29,995 Ringo Starr played the same Ludwig Oyster Black Pearl Jazz Festival snare drum on almost every song he ever performed or recorded with The Beatles. The snare was part of the first Ludwig Oyster Black drum set he purchased in 1963, just months before The Beatles … 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

Carmine Appice’s Ludwig Original Maple, Bonham’s Favorite! $22,995

This is Carmine Appice’s original 1969, Vanilla Fudge, Ludwig “Thermo-Gloss” 3 ply maple double bass drum set. The set is from very early in Appice’s career. He literally “invented” much of rock drumming on this very set. The set is particularly significant since this is the set that inspired Led Zepplin’s John Bonham’s legendary maple … Read More

WFL/Ludwig Early Black Oyster Jazz Festival 5.5×14. Pre-Ringo, Excellent. $3,795.00

WFL Ludwig Ringo Starr Black Oyster Jazz Festival Snare Drum Beatles

WFL/Ludwig Early Black Oyster Jazz Festival 5.5×14. Pre-Ringo, Excellent. $3,795.00 This snare pre-dates the legendary snare that Ringo Starr played in the Beatles. It’s a VERY early Jazz festival, probably from 1959 or 1960. The drum is in beautiful all original condition. Brass hoops, no fade, rotary muffler, deep 5,5×14 shell, mahogany interior, maple rings, … 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

Ludwig 1963 Rare Supersensitive 5×14, NSN COB Hoops, Like New! $699.00

Ludwig Supersensitive Alu crimped

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

Ludwig 1963 5×14 Supraphonic. Rare Crimped, NSN, Alloy Shell, COB Hoops. Amazing Condition!! $599.00

Ludwig NSN Alu Crimped

Here’s a super sweet example of the most popular snare drum ever made. This drum marks a very important spot in the evolution of the legendary Ludwig Supraphonic 400 snare drum. The earliest Supraphonics had brass shells, rotary mufflers, crimped snare beds and no serial number. This drum is the first step of the evolution. … Read More

Ludwig ’76 Supersensitive 5×14. Excellent++ $495.00

Ludwig 76 supersensitive 5x14

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.

Montrose, Denny Carmassi’s Ludwig Flame 1973, 26, 15, 18 Drum Set. Signed and Authenticated. $14,995.00

Denny Carmassi's Montrose Ludwig Flame Drum Set

This is the only drum set that Montrose drummer Denny Carmassi played from the day the band was signed to Warner Bros. Records until the band folded in 1977. He bought the set in 1973 at the legendary Frank’s Drum Shop in Chicago in 1973 with money he received from the record company advance. The … 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

Ludwig 1970 Citrus Mod 22,12,13,16 Hollywood Drum Set. Excellent. $7,995.00

Slingerland Black Diamond Nickel 6.5x14 3 point clip snare

Ludwig 1970 Citrus Mod 22,12,13,16 Hollywood Drum Set. Excellent. $7,995.00 Citrus Mod is one of the rarest and most collectible finishes Ludwig has ever made. This is a beautiful set. 3 ply shells. There are some flaws but overall this set is in excellent condition. Some wear on badges. Some shell damage on the bass … Read More

Ludwig ’76 Supraphonic Snare Drum, Near Mint, #986801, $449.00

Ludwig Supraphonic 400 5x14

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

Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick Signed, Ludwig 1970s Clear Vistalite 14×5. $1,995

Bun E. Carlos Clear Vistalite Ludwig Snare Drum Cheap Trick

 Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick, 1970s Clear Vistalite 14×5. $1,995 Bun E. Carlos used this drum on Cheap Trick’s “Woke Up With A Monster Album” in 1993. They were trying to get a Led Zeppelin kind of sound and this drum had it.  You can hear this drum on the track “Let It Go”. The … 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

SOLD!! Ringo Starr’s Custom Ludwig Abalone Complete Drum Set. Authenticated and Signed. $150,000, SOLD!!

Ringo Starr Abalone Ludwig Drums

I’m extremely excited to present what could be one of the most iconic drum sets ever made. This drum set was custom designed for, owned and used by Ringo Starr, arguably the most famous drummer of all time. Regardless of the connection to it’s famous original owner, this one of a kind drum set stands … Read More

Paul Kissing Ringo by Rob Shanahan. Limited Edition Canvas, $645.

Paul kissing Ringo by Rob Shanahan

Paul Kissing Ringo by Rob Shanahan. Limited Edition Canvas, $645. Here’s a cool one for you! Our old pal and Ringo’s personal photographer Rob Shanahan, captured this deeply moving image of Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney, the greatest rhythm section of all time. He’s produced a limited edition canvas print of this iconic photo that … 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 Ultra Rare ’69 Citrus Mod Keystone Badge Drum Set, $12,500!!

Ludwig Citrus Mod Drum Set

Ludwig Ultra Rare ’69 Citrus Mod Keystone Badge Drum Set, $12,500.00 The Ludwig Citrus Mod finish is considered by many collectors to be the rarest and most collectible Ludwig finish ever made. I have seen 2 of these sets in my life and this is one of them. This very early Ludwig Citrus Mod finish … Read More

Bryan Hitt, REO Speedwagon, 2010 Ludwig Epic 8 Piece Set, NOW $3,995.00

Bryan Hitt REO Speedwagon Ludwig Epic Drum Set

Bryan Hitt, REO Speedwagon, 2010 Ludwig Epic 8 Piece Set, NOW $3,995.00 This 8 piece Ludwig drum set was owned and used by REO Speedwagon drummer Bryan Hitt on REO tours in 2010 and 2011. Birch/maple hybrid shells. 8,10,12,14,16 toms. Two 24″ bass drums with matching woofers. Matching 6×14″ snare. Cymbals and hardware in photos … Read More

LUDWIG, 1970s SUPRAPHONIC 402, 6.5×14, $999.00

Ludwig 6.5x14 70s Supraphonic 402

LUDWIG, 1979 SUPRAPHONIC 402, 6.5×14 Alloy shell. 10 Imperial lugs. Rounded B/O badge. Serial #2084062. Excellent condition. NUMBER #98 PRICE $999.00 SINGLE CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE. More photos available. Serious offers considered.

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

KENNY ARONOFF, LUDWIG, 1980s BRONZE 402, 6.5X14, JON BON JOVI, $1,295.00

LUDWIG, 1980s BRONZE 402, 6.5X14, KENNY ARONOFF, JON BON JOVI Bronze shell. 10 Imperial lugs, Serial #3227947. Used by Kenny Aronoff on Aldo Nova’s Blood on the Bricks album produced by Jon Bon Jovi. Includes letter from Kenny Aronoff on his stationary. NUMBER #44 PRICE $1,295.00 More photos available. Serious offers considered. SINGLE CLICK PHOTO … 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.

LUDWIG, 1970s BLK-WHT-BLK HORIZONTAL STRIPE VISTALITE, 5X14, $595.00

LUDWIG, 1970s BLK-WHT-BLK HORIZONTAL STRIPE VISTALITE, 5X14 Vistalite shell. 10 lugs. Serial #1976139, Excellent condition. Number #36 PRICE $595.00 More photos available. Serious offers considered. SINGLE CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE.

LUDWIG, 1970s, “LIGHTWEIGHT” PROTOTYPE, 5×14, ALL PLASTIC, $395.00

Ludwig Prototype Plastic Snare Drum

LUDWIG, 1970s, “LIGHTWEIGHT” PROTOTYPE, 5×14, ALL PLASTIC Ultra-rare proto-type drum. Designed for the school market as a super light weight drum. All plastic shell and lugs. Aluminum hoops. Serial #88641, One broken lug. Otherwise Excellent condition. NUMBER #30 PRICE $395.00 More photos available. Serious offers considered. SINGLE CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE.

LUDWIG, 1960, TRANSITION BADGE CLASSIC, 5.5X14, GREEN SPARKLE, $795.00

Ludwig Green Sparkle Classic

LUDWIG, 1960, CLASSIC, 5.5X14, GREEN SPARKLE Mahogany interior wooden shell, maple reinforcement hoops. 8 lugs. Brass hoops. Classic throw off. Transition badge. Some fading evenly all around shell. Hardware is very slightly scratched/pitted but still excellent. One tiny hole under throw off. NUMBER #15 PRICE, $795.00 More photos available. Serious offers considered. SINGLE CLICK PHOTO … Read More

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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