Ludwig Black Oyster Pearl, Mid 60s 22×14″ Bass Drum. $899.00

Ringo Beatle Bass Black Oyster 22

Ludwig Black Oyster Pearl, Mid 60s 22×14″ Bass Drum. $899.00 Here’s a solid “Ringo” bass drum. Yep. It’s got a double tom mount but it’s priced low enough that you can put together a “Ringo” set with out having a “Beatle” budget. No extra holes or damage. It’s all there. The photos don’t lie. You’re … Read More

Ludwig Black Oyster Pearl, 1968 16×16 Floor Tom. Beautiful $899.00

Ringo Oyster Black Pearl Floor Tom

Ludwig Black Oyster Pearl, 1968 16×16 Floor Tom. Beautiful!!! $899.00 They don’t get any cleaner than this one. Just look at the pics. The only “issue” is that it was originally drilled for 2 internal mufflers, one on top and one on the bottom. Technically not a “flaw”, it’s just that Ringo Starr only had … Read More

Ludwig Original Black Oyster Pearl, Mid ’60s 13×9″ Left Side Tom. Original! Ringo!! $599.00

Ringo Beatles Black Oyster Pearl ludwig 13x9 drum

Ludwig Original Black Oyster Pearl, Mid ’60s 13×9″ Left Side Tom. Original! Ringo!! $599.00 So you’re trying to put together a Ringo kit? Here is the elusive Left side mounted tom you’ve been searching for . Thousands of these toms were made to go on double tom “Hollywood” set and mounted on the Right, only … Read More

Ludwig Original Black Oyster Pearl, Mid ’60s 22×14″ Bass Drum. Original Rail!!Ringo!! $1,999.00

Ringo Beatles 22x14 Black Oyster Bass drum

Ludwig Black Oyster Pearl, Mid ’60s 22×14″ Bass Drum. Rail Mount!! $1,999.00 So you’re trying to put together a Ringo kit? It’s practically impossible to find a 22″ bass drum that hasn’t been “customized” with a double tom holder. Look no further. The drum looks fantastic, right down to the free included Beatles logo bass … Read More

Ludwig Black Oyster Pearl, Mid ’60s 16×16 Floor Tom. NICE!! $699.00

Ludwig Black Oyster Pearl, Mid '60s 16x16 Floor Tom. NICE!!

Ludwig Black Oyster Pearl, Mid ’60s 16×16 Floor Tom. NICE!! $699.00 No issues. Great color, nothing broken or missing, great chrome and finish. Original Ludwig top and bottom heads. The photos depict the condition accurately. You’re one step closer to having the Ringo set you’ve been dreaming about!! Single click image to enlarge. PRICE $699.00

Ludwig Original Late ’60s Black Oyster Pearl 13×9″ Tom. Ringo! $399.00

ringo 13x9 black oyster pearl

Ludwig Original Late ’60s Black Oyster Pearl 13×9″ Tom. Ringo! $399.00 Great color. No extra holes no structural damage. Clean hardware. Clean edges. No badge. No muffler. Tom mount is mounted as a Left side mount. The photos depict the condition well. Single click image to enlarge.  PRICE $399.00

Ludwig 1979 8×14 Coliseum Snare, Thermogloss, 12 Lugs $499.00

Ludwig Thermogloss Coliseum 8x14

Ludwig 1979 8×14 Coliseum Snare, Thermogloss, $499.00 When you’re ready to play with the big boys you better be bringing the big noise!!The Ludwig Coliseum snare is one of the most rockin’ snares ever made. 8″ of 6 ply maple all held together with 12 lugs give this drum the power to cut through anything … Read More

Ludwig 1963 “RINGO BEATLE SPEC” Black Oyster Jazz Festival Snare, 5, 5/16″ x 14″, Holy Grail!! IMMACULATE!! $24,995.00

Ludwig 1963 “RINGO BEATLE SPEC” Black Oyster Jazz Festival Snare, 5, 5/16″ x 14″, Holy Grail!! IMMACULATE!! $24,995.00 This 1963 14×5,5/16″ Ludwig Black Oyster Jazz Festival snare drum is what is now commonly referred to as the “Ringo Spec” Jazz Festival. This version is defined by the muffler, badge and throw-off being located on 3 … Read More

1963 Original Ludwig Super Classic, 22,13,16,5.25×14, Ringo-Beatle Spec Snare, $44,995.00. Best Ever!!

Ringo 1963 Beatle Ludwig Black Oyser Super Classic

1963 All Original Ludwig Super Classic, 22,13,16,5.25×14, Ringo-Beatle Spec Snare, $44,995.00. Best Ever!! In over 40 years in the vintage drum world I’ve seen dozens of Ludwig Black Oyster “Ringo” sets. My quest to find one of these is what first got me interested in vintage drums. This 1963 Super Classic Model Black Oyster set … Read More

Bun E. Carlos Ludwig Signature Set #48. Large Lugs PLUS 14″ Floor Tom. Only One Made! Signed! Original Boxes! EXCELLENT+++ $7,495.00!

Bun E. Carlos Cheap Trick Ludwig Legacy Large Classic Lug Signature Drum Set With Extra 14" Tom

Bun E. Carlos Ludwig Signature Set #48. Large Lugs PLUS 14″ Floor Tom. Only one Made! Signed! Original Boxes! $7,495.00 In 2009 the Ludwig drum company honored Bun E. Carlos, one of the companies most fervent endorsers, with a very limited edition signature model drum set. Only 50 sets were made and all sold out … Read More

Ludwig Psychedelic Red, 22,13,16. 1968! Keystone! NICE!! $3,695.00

Psychedelic Red Frankie Banali

Ludwig Psychedelic Red, 22,13,16. 1968! Keystone! NICE!! $3,695.00 Super cool set from my favorite era of Ludwig drums! 3 ply shells with clear maple interiors and reinforcement rings. Round mufflers. Keystone badges. Rare early Psych red. Evenly faded. Bass drum stamped Fed 11 1969 SN 691820 – Tom stamped Feb 27 1969 SN 694768 – … Read More

Ludwig Mod Orange 22,13,16. 1968! Keystone! Beautiful! $3,695.00 Supraphonic Available!

Frakie Banali Ludwig Mod Orange

1968 MOD ORANGE SUPER CLASSIC 14 X 22 – 16 X 16 – 9 X 13. WHAT A BEAUTY! 3 PLY MAPLE/POPLAR/MAPLE WITH RE-RINGS – WHITE “LUDCOAT” INTERIORS – FACTORY FIRST GENERATION BASEBALL BAT MUFFLERS. RAIL CONSOLETTE TOM MOUNT & BASS DRUM MOUNTED RIDE CYMBAL MOUNT. ALL EVENLY FADED. LUDWIG COWBWELL MOUNT ON THE FLOOR … Read More

Georgia Satellites/Mauro Magellan “Keep Your Hands To Yourself” Ludwig Drum Set. $9,995.00

Georgia Satellites/Mauro Magellan “Keep Your Hands To Yourself” Ludwig Drum Set. 24×16″ early 1980s Chicago large keystone badge 6 ply bass drum,  serial #3210794, 16×16″ early 1980s blue/olive badge 6 ply floor tom #2131613, 14×10 mid-1970s 3 ply rack tom #1135471. Mauro Magellan used this black Ludwig drum set as a member of the Georgia … Read More

The 1925 Ludwig, William S. Hart Jr. Gold Snare. The “Holy Grail” Of All Vintage Drums. $117,995.00

Hart Ludwig drum

The 1925 Ludwig, William S. Hart Jr. Gold Snare. The “Holy Grail” Of All Vintage Drums. $117,995 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

Bobby Rondinelli’s Ludwig Classic Maple 2009 24,13,14,16,18. Internal Mics. Immaculate. Just Listen!! $5,495

Bobby Rondinelli Ludwig maple Classic

Bobby Rondinelli’s Ludwig Classic Maple 2009 24,13,14,16,18. Internal Mics. Immaculate. Just Listen!! $5,495 This drum set was acquired from legendary rocker Bobby Rondinelli. Bobby has played with some of the heaviest hitters in the history of Rock ’n Roll including Black Sabbath, Rainbow, Aerosmith, Ritchie Blackmore, Quiet Riot and dozens more. He’s well known for … Read More

Made for Ringo Starr, Custom Made Ludwig 2009 Classic Maple Lumigraf 24,13,16,6.5×14 $24,995.00. Authenticated!

Ringo Starr Lumigraf Ludwig Drum set

Made for Ringo Starr, Custom Ludwig 2009 Lumigraf 24,13,16,6.5×14 $24,995.00. Authenticated! In 2008 Ringo Starr ordered a new Ludwig Legacy Maple drum set for his upcoming Ringo Starr’s All Starr Band tour. He chose a new 3D finish made by Lumigraf, a Canadian company who specializes in specialty finishes for all industries. Since the Lumigraf … Read More

Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick Signed Sgt. Pepper Ludwig 2007 Black Oyster Ludwig 24,13,16,5×14, $24,995.00

Cheap Trick Sgt. Peppers Ludwig Maple Classic Bun E. Carlos Drum set

Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick Signed, Sgt. Pepper, Ludwig, Zildjian 2007 Black Oyster Maple Classic. One of several sets from the Bun E. Carlos collection. This set was used on Cheap Trick’s 2007 sold out series of performances of The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album. The concerts commemorated the 40th anniversary of … Read More

The Doors, John Densmore, Robbie Krieger Played Ludwig 1968 Mod Orange 22,13,16,5×14 Supraphonic. Documented!! $9,995.

John Densmore The Doors Ludwig Mod Orange

John Densmore Played Ludwig 1968 Mod Orange 22,13,16,5×14 Supraphonic. Documented!! $9,995. On December 17, 2017  Robby Krieger, John Densmore and Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic performed a set at the Founders Award ceremony at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle where the Doors were being honored. Doors drummer John Densmore played this vintage 1968 Ludwig Mod … Read More

Ludwig and Ludwig 1941 Top Hat and Cane “Swing Sensation” Complete Set, Best Ever!! $37,995.00

Top Hat and Cane Tony

Ludwig and Ludwig 1941 Top Hat and Cane “Swing Sensation” Complete Set, Best Ever!! $37,995.00 This is the finest example of a Ludwig and Ludwig Top Hat and Cane “Swing Sensation” drum set I have ever encountered. I know I’ve said this about other Top Hat sets but this one has clearly raised the bar. … 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 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, Commemorative Coin and Sticks, EXCELLENT++, $3,795.00

Ludwig Silver anniversary snare

Ludwig 1935 Silver Anniversary 6.5×14 Snare, Catalog and Sticks, EXCELLENT++, $3,795.00 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, Starr Festival Limited Edition Snare Drum, $29,995. ONLY 1 LEFT!!

Ringo Starr Starr festival Snare drum

Ringo Starr, Starr Festival Limited Edition Snare Drum, $29,995. ONLY 1 LEFT!! 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 … 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. There is no date stamp. The only markings are the handwritten markings see in the photos. The drum is in beautiful … 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 ’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.

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

CTS#2 Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick, Signed, 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 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

Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 2012 Pink Oyster Legacy 24,16,13,12,14×6.5 Matching Snare, $4,995 ULTRA RARE!!

Bun E. Carlos, Cheap Trick, Ludwig Legacy Pink Oyster pearl

Bun E. Carlos’s Ludwig 2012 Pink Oyster Legacy 24,16,13,12,14×6.5 Matching Snare, $5,495 One of several sets from the Bun E. Carlos collection. 24,16,13,12,14×6.5 10 lug snare. Legacy maple 3 ply shells. This set was made from left over Pink Oyster wrap from the 2009 Guitar Center limited edition snares. There was only enough finish for … Read More

Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick Ludwig 2009 Legacy Signature Set and Snare #2, $17,995. The ONLY Matched Set!

Bun E. Carlos, Cheap Trick, Ludwig Bun E. Carlos signature model set and snare #2.

Bun E. Carlos’s Cheap Trick, Ludwig Legacy Signature Set and Snare #2, $17,995. SIGNED! The ONLY Matched Set! From the Bun E. Carlos drum collection. In 2009 Ludwig created a Bun E. Carlos signature drum set and snare drum in an exclusive Citrus Mod Glass Sparkle finish. They only made 100 of the snares and … 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

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