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
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 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
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
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, 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 SUPRAPHONIC 400, 5×14, KAYE-SMITH “HOUSE SNARE” Kaye-Smith Studio was one of the top studios on the west coast. Steve Miller, Heart and Tower of Power were among hundreds of top artists recorded there. The studio was eventually sold to Steve Lawson and Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart. They renamed the studio Bad … Read More