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 1966 Supersensitive 5×14 # 366713. Amazing Condition! $599.00

Ludwig Supersensitve 5x14

Near perfect condition. I pointed out a couple tiny pits in the photos. These would not even warrant mentioning on a lesser drum. The photos tell all. A rare find. Single click image to enlarge. PRICE: $599.00

Ludwig 1960 Chrome Over Brass Supraphonic 400 5×14. Excellent! $795.00

Ludwig COB Supraphonic 400

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

Ludwig 1965 Supersensitive 6.5×14, Individual Snares, AMAZING condition. #212789, $795.00

Ludwig 1965 6.5x14 Supersesitive

Drums like this one don’t show up every day. This drum looks as good as the day it shipped out of the Ludwig factory way back in 1965.  serial #212789. Rare 6.5×14 size. 100% original. Individually adjustable snare wires. I’ll just let the pictures do the talking. Single click images to enlarge. PRICE: $795.00

Ludwig 1965 Sky Blue Pearl Jazz Festival, Near Mint! $599.00

Ludwig Sky Blue Pearl Jazz festival

Not much to report on this gleaming beauty. It’s pretty much perfect. The pictures don’t lie.  5×14. All original. Single click image to enlarge. PRICE: $599.00

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 ’64 Supersensitive COB Hoops. $499.00 #117373. Excellent!!

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.

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 1971, Thermoglass, Natural Maple, Pro Beat, 3 ply, 24,13,14,16,18. Spectacular! $2,995.00

Ludwig Thermo Gloss pro beat

Ludwig 1971 Natural Maple Pro Beat, 3 ply, 24,13,14,16,18. Spectacular! $2,995.00 What an awesome kit!! The Ludwig Pro-Beat set was the go-to rock set for an entire era of rock drummers. A big bass, oversized toms and two floor toms with 3 ply maple-poplar-maple shells give this set a big, fat, thuddy tone that you … Read More

Ludwig 1970s Supraphonic 400. Blue/Olive Pointy Badge. #923271, $325.00

1970s Ludwig supraphonic 400

Ludwig 1970s Supraphonic 400. Blue/Olive Pointy Badge. $325.00 Here’s the world’s most popular snare drum. More songs have been recorded on a Ludwig Supraphonic than any snare drum ever made. If you’re a rocker, a jazzer, principal percussionist in the London Symphony or a 9 year old playing in the 5th grade band, this drum … 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 Bun E. Carlos Signature Drum Set #5 of 50. $3,495.00

Bun E. Carlos Ludwig Legacy Signature drum set

Ludwig Bun E. Carlos Signature Drum Set #5 of 50. $3,495.00 This 2009 Ludwig Legacy Maple Limited Edition Bun E. Carlos Signature Drum Set is one of only 50 sets made. The set was made as part of Ludwig’s 100 year anniversary celebration. All 50 sets sold out virtually immediately and are now highly prized … 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

Mitch Mitchell’s Ludwig Drum Set, $29,995.00

Mitch Mitchell Ludwig Drum set Hendrix

A truly amazing piece of rock drumming history! This is a Ludwig 60s era drum set that was owned and used by Mitch Mitchell. Mitch was a tremendously talented drummer and was a true force behind the kit with the Jimi Hendrix Experience. This set came from a Bonhams auction in the UK. The set … Read More

Ludwig 2007 Jason Bonham Signature Yellow Vistalite Drum Set. Signed!! $4,495.00

Jason Bonham Led Zeppelin Reunion Ludwig Vistalite Drum Set

While preparing for the Zeppelin Reunion in 2007, Jason Bonham requested a kit, with his own personal imprint, that would carry the legendary spirit of his father’s playing forward. The result was this Limited Edition Jason Bonham Signature kit. The Yellow Vistalite set in John Bonham’s own configuration features black powder-coated hardware and fittings on … Read More

#4, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1994 Satinwood, Special Edition 14×5. $649

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap Trick Ludwig Satinwood 1994

#4, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1994 Satinwood, Special Edition 14×5. $649 14×5 Special Edition #002. Much less common 4 ply Classic Maple shell. 10 lugs. Single click image to enlarge. PRICE: $649

LE11, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 2009 Millennium Kirchler 1930 Standard Re-issue 14×5. $1,995

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap Trick Ludwig Kirchler 1930 Standard Re-issue

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

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap Trick Ludwig 95th Anniversary Engraved black Beauty

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

LE6, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1999 90th Anniversary Exotic Red Sapele 14×5. #1 of 90. $1,995

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap Trick Ludwig 90th Anniversary Sapele Exotic

LE6, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1999 90th Anniversary Exotic Red Sapele 14×5. #1 of 90. $1,995 5×14, Maple Classic shell.  Limited edition. #1 of 90. Un-played in it’s original case. Single click image to enlarge. PRICE: $1,995

LE5, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 2009 Millennium Curly Maple. 14×5. #3 of 100. $995

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap Trick Ludwig Millennium Curly Maple

LE5, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 2009 Millennium Curly Maple. 14×5. #3 of 100. $995 5×14, Gold Hardware. Maple Classic shell.  #3 of 100. Un-played in it’s original case. Single click image to enlarge. PRICE: $995

LE4 Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1999 90th Anniversary Engraved Black Beauty 14×5. #11 of 90. $1,695

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap Trick Ludwig 90th Anniversary Black beauty engraved 5x14

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

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap Trick Ludwig 1920s brass Supersensitive

#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

#20-8, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1920s White Enamel Supersensitive 14×5. $1,750

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap Trick Ludwig 1920s White Enamel Solid Shell

#20-8, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1920s White Enamel Supersensitive 14×5. $1,750 14×5 Solid shell, Mortensen’s Drum Shop sticker. Great drum. There’s a little nick in the lacquer finish you can see in the photos. This one could use a little cleaning. It’s in great shape but it still has some “original barn dust”. A little … Read More

#20-7, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1920s Ludwigold, Standard 14×5. $1,995

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap Trick Ludwig 1920s Ludwigold

#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

#20-4, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1920s Peacock Pearl 14×5 Solid Shell. $2,495

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap Trick Ludwig 1920s Solid Shell Peacock Pearl

#20-4, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1920s Peacock Pearl 14×5 Solid Shell. $2,495 14×5 Solid shell. Name etched in finish on badge panel. Very minor scratches. Single click on image to enlarge. PRICE: $2,495

#20-3, Bun E. Carlos’ Ludwig 1920s Lavender Pearl. 14×5 Solid Shell. $2,995

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap Trick Ludwig 1920s Solid Shell Lavendar Pearl

#20-3, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1920s Lavender Pearl. 14×5 Solid Shell. $2,995 14×5 Solid shell, Calf head on bottom. This drum is really cool. Great color. Depending on the light and the angle this drum can appear from a light lavender to a purple tint. Single click on image to enlarge. PRICE: $2,995

#20-1, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1920s Streaked Opal 14×5 Solid Shell. $3,495

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap trick Ludwig 1920s Solid Shell Streaked Opal

#20-1, Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 1920s Streaked Opal 14×5 Solid Shell. $3,495 14×5 Solid shell, Calf heads. A beautiful example of an extremely rare finish. Single click on image to enlarge. PRICE $3,495

CTS#9 Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick, Ludwig 1990s Gold Mist Lacquer 14×5. PRICE CUT, $1,245

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap trick Ludwig Gold Mist

CTS#9 Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick, Ludwig 1990s Gold Mist Lacquer 14×5. $1,245 114×5. SN 3355140, 1998-2000 Another spare gig drum. There’s a fine sparkle “mist” in the finish on this one. It looks really pretty.  I used it occasionally when main snare was broken. Head signed by all members of Cheap Trick. COA signed … Read More

CTS#8 Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick Ludwig 2004 Black Oyster 14×5. $1,495

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap trick Ludwig Black Oyster

CTS#8 Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick Ludwig 2004 Black Oyster 14×5. $1,495 14×5, SN 3408587. 10 lug Maple Classic shell. 2006-2008. This drum was my spare Snare for the 2006 Cheap Trick Sgt. Pepper shows at the Hollywood Bowl. I used it occasionally. Head signed by all members of Cheap Trick. COA signed by Bun … Read More

CTS#6, Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick, 2005 Wine Red Lacquer Sparkle 5×14. PRICE CUT, $1,245

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap trick Ludwig Wine red Lacquer

CTS#6, Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick, 2005 Wine Red Lacquer Sparkle 5×14. $1,245 5×14, NSN Maple Classic shell. Date stamp 11-05. Oval badge. I used this from 2005-2006 with a matching Wine Red Lacquer set. This was my back up snare. I played it on 8-10 shows if something was broke on my main snare. … Read More

CTS#5, Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick, 1970s Clear Vistalite 14×5. $1,195

Bun E. Carlos's Cheap trick Ludwig Clear Vistalite

CTS#5, Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick, 1970s Clear Vistalite 14×5. $1,195 14×5, SN 1188576 I used this drum on our Woke Up With A Monster Album in 1993, We 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”. … 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

CTS#1 Bun E. Carlos’s Original Cheap Trick, Ludwig 1966 Supersensitive 14×5 Snare Drum. $8,995

Bun E. Carlos's first Cheap Trick Snare drum

CTS#1  Bun E. Carlos’s Original Cheap Trick, Ludwig 1966 Supersensitive 14×5 Snare Drum. $8,995 5×14, SN 304190, I got this drum in1966 and played it on all my gigs right up through the first year of Cheap Trick in 1973. I used it again in 1976 an 1977 to record every track on the first … Read More

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