Ludwig 1920s Heavy Brass Shell 10 Tube lug 5×14 Standard. Arguably the greatest drum shell ever made. This is the same drum as a Black Beauty, just not black. Jamo replaced the original clip hoops with newer cast hoops. The original hoops are included. No holes or damage. Original un-restored condition. This drum is dying … Read More
Ludwig 1930-34 Black Beauty 5×14 Super Ludwig. Here is a fine example of the legendary Ludwig Black Beauty “Super Ludwig” model. Supersensitive parallel throw-off with individually adjustable wires. 10 tube lugs. Brass plated hardware. 10 point Flower pattern engraving. This was the only Ludwig engraving pattern that utilizes push strokes in the details. A few … Read More
Ludwig 1990s Limited Edition Engraved Black Beauty 6.5×14. This drum is numbered #131 of a limited edition run of these beautiful drums, hand molested by the legendary drum engraver, John Aldridge. Perfect un-played condition. Includes original collector case. This is the first series of limited edition drums Aldridge engraved for Ludwig in what has now … Read More
Yamaha SD-493 3.5×14 Brass Snare. A great all around brass Yamaha piccolo There’s a little dust and a tiny bit of oxidation visible on the brass shell but otherwise it’s all there. No issues. PRICE $395.00 SINGLE CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE.
Yamaha SD-495 5.5×14 Brass Snare. You just can’t go wrong with one of these brass Yamaha bad boys. This drum is as happy on a symphony sound track as it is on a headbanging metal stadium gig. There’s a little oxidation visible on the brass shell but otherwise it’s all there. No issues. PRICE $395.00 … Read More
Ludwig 1970s Pointy Blue Olive Badge 6.5×14 Black Beauty 402. The snare that launched a thousand hits! There’s not much to say about this drum that has not already been said a million times. This one is in beautiful condition. There’s a few very minor scuffs and one small area where the black seems to … Read More
Ludwig 1970s Pointy Blue Olive Badge 5×14 Black Beauty. There’s no snare more reliable than a Ludwig black Beauty. You can’t make one of these drums not sound great if you tried! This one is in beautiful shape. No extra holes. Nothing broken or damaged. Jamo took off the muffler and swapped out the original … Read More
Leedy 1920s 6.5×14 Reliance Brass 8 Tube Lugs. Here’s another great drum that never quite made it off the “to be restored” shelf. It’s all there waiting for you to give it a new life. 8 tube lug and stick chopper hoops. The original throw off has been switched to a very utilitarian but functional … Read More
Ludwig 1960s Chrome Over Brass 5×15 Supraphonic Conversion. Another one of Jamo’s “old-faithful” studio workhorses. We can only guess how many hit’s you’ve heard this drum on. The Ludwig COB Supraphonic has long been recognized amongst the greatest and most recorded snare drums ever made. Leave it to Jamo to mess with perfection. This drum … Read More
Gretsch Stop Sign Badge 5×14 Great brass shelled drum. The muffler has been removed but otherwise it’s all there, in great shape and ready to roll. PRICE $395.00 SINGLE CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE.
Leedy or Ludwig(?) Lightweight Brass shell 6.5×14 8 Tube Lug Conversion. This thin brass shell snare is another one of Jamo’s conversions. The original parallel throw-off was removed and replaced with a basic but sturdy Sonor model. Cast top and bottom hoops. Another one of Jamo’s “go-to” studio snares. PRICE $795.00. Serious offers considered. SINGLE CLICK … Read More
The “Hell To Pay” Steve Jordan snare. Ludwig 1920s Heavy Brass 10 tube Lug 6.5×14 Conversion Here’s another great old snare that Jamo had his wicked way with. For starters this drum is the Legendary Ludwig heavy brass shell, probably the best sounding drum shell ever made. It probably sounded great like it was, but … Read More
Ludwig & Ludwig 1930s Heavy Brass “Jamo Special” 4×14. 12 Tube Lugs! Jamo hot-rodded this heavy brass 6 tube lug snare by adding an additional tube lug between each original tube lug. He moved the original butt plate over a little and finally added triple-flanged hoops top and bottom. A little unconventional but it worked! … Read More