Carmine Appice’s 1973 Jeff Beck, BBA Era Ludwig 22″ 3 Ply Bass Drum, $2,495.00. Authenticated!
This 1973 22×14″ Ludwig bass drum in Walnut Thermo-Gloss finish was part of Carmine Appice’s complete Octa-Plus set. This set featured 2 sets of bass drums as he preferred 22″ basses for recording and 24″ basses for live performances. The set using this 22″ bass drum was used most notably recording the 1973 Beck, Bogart, Appice album with Jeff Beck and Tim Bogart.
The drum is in excellent condition however shows obvious signs of wear. The drum has 1/4″ arched spurs and is finished on the inside in Ludwig’s Grey “Granitone” paint. The tom mount receiver, batter side hoop and T-rods/claws have been removed and are missing.
COA signed by Carmine Appice. Carmine Appice is one of the most innovative and influential rock drummers of all time. He used this drum in the early stages of his drumming career that has spanned 7 decades.