Ludwig – Hollywood Set, 22″, 16″, 13″, 12″, 16″ – Blue Sparkle. Excellent! $2,995.00

Ludwig – Hollywood Set, 22″, 16″, 13″, 12″, 16″ – Blue Sparkle. Excellent! $2,995.00

Ludwig - Hollywood Set, 22", 16", 13", 12", 16" - Blue Sparkle. Excellent!

Ludwig – Hollywood Set, 22″, 16″, 13″, 12″, 16″ – Blue Sparkle. Excellent! $2,995.00

Ludwig – 5×14″ Supraphonic Snare Drum 1976 – $399.00

Ludwig - 5x14" Supraphonic Snare Drum

Ludwig – 5×14″ Supraphonic Snare Drum 1976 – $399.00

Ludwig – No. 201 Speed King Bass Drum Pedal 1960s-1970s (#3) – $119.00

Ludwig - No. 201 Speed King Bass Drum Pedal 1960s-1970s (#3)

Ludwig – No. 201 Speed King Bass Drum Pedal 1960s-1970s (#3) – $119.00

Ludwig 1960s-70s Speed King Bass Drum Pedal – $119.00

Ludwig 1960s-70s Speed King Bass Drum Pedal

Ludwig 1960s-70s Speed King Bass Drum Pedal – $119.00

Ludwig – No. 411 Super-Sensitive 6.5×14″ 10-Lug Aluminum Snare Drum with Pointed Blue/Olive Badge – Chrome-Plated 1976-1977 – $639.00

Ludwig - No. 411 Super-Sensitive 6.5x14" 10-Lug Aluminum Snare Drum with Pointed Blue/Olive Badge - Chrome-Plated 1976-1977

Ludwig – No. 411 Super-Sensitive 6.5×14″ 10-Lug Aluminum Snare Drum with Pointed Blue/Olive Badge – Chrome-Plated 1976-1977 1976 Ludwig 6.5×14″ Super Sensitive, No. 411 Aluminum Snare Drum with Blue/Olive Badge in incredible condition. There are only a few minor scratches on the badge, otherwise this drum looks really clean. Comes outfitted with a coated UV1 … Read More

Ludwig 14″x5″ 410 Super Sensitive Snare Drum. Early 1960s Pre-Serial Number – Chrome Over Aluminum – $569.00

Ludwig 14"x5" 410 Super Sensitive Snare Drum. Early 1960s Pre-Serial Number - Chrome Over Aluminum.

Ludwig 14″x5″ 410 Super Sensitive Snare Drum. Early 1960s Pre-Serial Number – Chrome Over Aluminum – $569.00

Camco, Ludwig 3 Ply 1970s Maple 26″ Bass Drum – $1,639.00

Camco, Ludwig 3 Ply 1970s Maple 26" Bass Drum

Camco, Ludwig 3 Ply 1970s Maple 26″ Bass Drum – $1,639.00

Steve Smith’s Ludwig – 14″x5″ Acrolite Snare Drum 1968. Authenticated! – $1,195.00

Steve Smith's Ludwig - 14"x5" Acrolite Snare Drum 1968

Steve Smith’s Ludwig – 14″x5″ Acrolite Snare Drum 1968. Authenticated! – $1,195.00

Ludwig Vintage 1960s Golden Tone Cow Bells, No. 128 – 4″, No. 129 – 5″, with Original Ludwig Mount – $299.00

Ludwig Vintage 1960s Golden Tone Cow Bells, No. 128 - 4", No. 129 - 5"

Ludwig Vintage 1960s Golden Tone Cow Bells, No. 128 – 4″, No. 129 – 5″, with Original Ludwig Mount – $299.00

Ludwig – 1976-1977 14×6.5″ Super Sensitive Snare Drum – $539.00

Ludwig - 1976-1977 14x6.5" Super Sensitive Snare Drum

Ludwig – 1976-1977 14×6.5″ Super Sensitive Snare Drum – $539.00 Serial Number: #2232903

Ludwig 404 Acrolite 5×14″ Snare with Pointed Blue/Olive Badge 1976 – $399.00

Ludwig 404 Acrolite 5×14″ Snare with Pointed Blue/Olive Badge 1976 – $399.00

Dan Peters, Mudhoney, “Good Enough” Video Ludwig 1963 Drum Set $4,315.00

Ludwig – Dan Peters, Mudhoney, 1963 , 16″, 13″, 20″ Drum Set. White Marine Pearl – $4,315.00 Dan Peters of Mudhoney’s vintage 1963 Ludwig Super Classic drum set with 16×16″ Floor Tom, 13×9″ Rack Tom and 20×14″ Bass Drum in White Marine Pearl Finish. Dan Peter’s played this set with seminal Seattle Grunge rockers Mudhoney, … Read More

Ludwig – 1976 14×5″ No. 410, Super Sensitive, 10-Lug Snare Drum, Blue and Olive Badge, Chrome – $475.00

Ludwig – 1976 14×5″ No. 410, Super Sensitive, 10-Lug Snare Drum, Blue and Olive Badge, Chrome  This 1976 Ludwig 5×14″ Super Sensitive snare drum is in great condition. There’s a number hand engraved below the pointy blue/olive badge. The pictures tell it like it is. They named this drum “Super-Sensitive” for good reason, this thing … Read More

Frankie Banali’s #119 Ludwig 1960’s Supraphonic Snare Drum – $995.00 SIGNED HEAD!

Frankie Banali’s #119 Ludwig 1960’s Supraphonic Snare Drum SIGNED HEAD! From the collection of Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali. The legendary Ludwig Supraphonic was one of Frankie’s favorite snares. This one includes a signed head. It’s all original, no notable damage, nothing missing or altered. Includes a pair of Frankie’s signature Vic Firth Quiet Riot drumsticks. … Read More

Ludwig – 1970s/80s Atlas Style Tubular Throne – $217.00

Ludwig – 1970s/80s Atlas Style Throne – $217.00 Vintage 1970s/80s Ludwig Atlas Series drum throne in great condition. Very minor tear on side of pad. Minor oxidation. Non original feet. Shipping: $40.00

Ludwig 3 Ply Thermogloss 24″, 18″, 16″, 14″, 13″ Set, 3 Early 1970s – Natural Maple – $4,639.00

Ludwig 3 Ply Thermogloss 24″, 18″, 16″, 14″, 13″ Set, 3 Early 1970s – Natural Maple – $4,639.00

Ludwig – 1976 14×5″ Vistalite, Blue and Olive Badge, Snare Drum, Clear – $399.00

Ludwig – 1976 14×5″ Vistalite, Blue and Olive Badge, Snare Drum, Clear  Ludwig 1976 14×5″ Vistalite, Clear snare drum. This drum is in beautiful shape. It’s all there. No issues. Everything works great. Only a few slight scuffs. New Remo, Clear Ambassador on the batter side, and a Remo Ambassador Snare Side head on the … Read More

Ludwig – 1970s 14×5″ Vistalite, Blue and Olive Badge, Snare Drum, Black/White 2 – Band Swirl – $543.00

Ludwig – 1970s 14×5″ Vistalite, Blue and Olive Badge, Snare Drum, Black/White 2 – Band Swirl – $543.00 Ludwig 1970s 14×5″ Vistalite snare drum with black/white 2 – band swirl. This snare drum is in beautiful shape. Has some scratches on the badge and the top hoop and oxidation, otherwise it’s all classic Ludwig Vistalite. … Read More

Ludwig – 1977 14×5″ Vistalite, Blue and Olive Badge, Snare Drum, Black and White Vertical Bar Stripe – $439.00

Ludwig – 1977 14×5″ Vistalite, Blue and Olive Badge, Snare Drum, Black and White Vertical Bar Stripe Ludwig 1977 14×5″ Vistalite snare drum with black and white vertical bar stripe. The drum looks great! One of the white vertical panels under the throw off has a visible crack but doesn’t stop this drum from looking … Read More

Ludwig – 1976 14×5″ White Vistalite, Blue and Olive Badge, Snare Drum – $379.00

Ludwig – 1976 14×5″ Vistalite, Blue and Olive Badge, Snare Drum, White  Ludwig 1976 14×5″ Vistalite White snare drum. I often wondered why Ludwig made an acrylic drum that you couldn’t see through? Go figure! I guess that’s why white is one of the rarest Vistalite colors. I also wonder what the 2 holes on one … Read More

Ludwig – Carmine Appice’s “Go-To” 1965 5×14″ Supraphonic Snare Drum (#1) – $2,895.00

Ludwig – Carmine Appice’s 1965 5×14″ Supraphonic Snare Drum (#1) – This could be the crown jewel of the entire Carmine Appice snare drum collection! Vibe galore!!! This 1965 5×14″ Ludwig, Supraphonic snare drum was one of Carmine’s “go-to” recording drums for decades. The 137927 serial # dates this drum squarely in 1965, pre-dating Carmine’s … Read More

Carmine Appice’s Ludwig Early 1970s, Custom Made 24×15″ Mahogany 3 Ply Thermogloss, First Ever Power Depth Bass Drum Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart – $1,695.00

Ludwig – Carmine Appice’s 1970s, Custom Made 24 x15″ Mahogany Thermogloss, 3 Ply Power Bass Drum  Straight from our Carmine Appice collection. Ultra rare with history and vibe galore!! This is one of two bass drums custom made for Carmine by Ludwig. Carmine wanted deeper bass drums for increased low end. At the time, the … Read More

The Lost Ringo “Pizza Hut” Kit

Today we’re checking out a Ringo set that I had never heard of before. It has an interesting backstory and is available at DonnBennett.com! Ludwig Blue Oyster “Ringo Starr” “Pizza Hut” Super Classic Drumset The impact that Ringo Starr has made on the drum world cannot be overstated. He inspired generations of drummers. His drums … Read More

Ludwig & Ludwig Super Ludwig 1935 Silver Anniversary Model 6.5×14 RARE! Chrome/Brass $1,599.00

Ludwig & Ludwig Super Ludwig 1935 Silver Anniversary Model 6.5×14 RARE! Chrome/Brass  My personal favorite snare drum shell of all time. Drums like this one helped establish Ludwig’s longstanding reputation for making amazing sounding snare drums. This drum was acquired from a retired symphony snare drummer. Rare “chromium” finish as the standard finish of the era … Read More

#28 Quiet Riot – Frankie Banali’s 1950s WFL White Marine Drum Kit 13/16/26 AUTHENTICATED. $2,155.00

WFL 1950s WMP Drum Set

Frankie Banali’s 1950s WFL 3 Ply Orignal White Marine Pearl Drum Kit AUTHENTICATED! $2,155.00 From the collection of Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali. Frankie clearly had a soft spot for White Marine Pearl. There are more WMP drums in his collection than any other color. Really cool and original WFL, WMP drum kit with gleaming … Read More

Carmine Appice’s Cactus “Isle of Wight” 1969 Ludwig Thermogloss Conga. AUTHENTICATED! $3,995.00

Carmine Appice’s Cactus “Isle of Wight” 1969 Ludwig Thermogloss Conga. AUTHENTICATED! $3,995.00 This conga drum was part of the set Ludwig Natural Maple Thermogloss finish drum set that Carmine Appice played from from 1969-1972 with Vanilla Fudge and Cactus. Some of the more notable performances during this period included Cactus’s performance at the Isle of … Read More

#26 Quiet Riot – Frankie Banali’s 1970s Ludwig Burgundy Sparkle 14/16/18/26 “Bonham” SIGNED! AUTHENTICATED. $3,235.00

From the collection of Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali. Includes a signed QUIET RIOT logo bass drum head and a pair of Frankie’s signature Vic Firth Quiet Riot drumsticks. Certificate of authenticity signed by Regina Banali. Early 70s 3 ply kit with Granitone interiors professionally re-wrapped in beautiful Burgundy Sparkle Drums are in excellent shape, … Read More

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 1963 “RINGO BEATLE SPEC” Black Oyster Jazz Festival Snare, 5, 5/16″ x 14″, Holy Grail!! IMMACULATE!! $19,995.00

Ludwig 1963 “RINGO BEATLE SPEC” Black Oyster Jazz Festival Snare, 5, 5/16″ x 14″, Holy Grail!! IMMACULATE!! 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 consecutive … Read More

1963 Original Ludwig Super Classic, 22,13,16,5.25×14, Ringo-Beatle Spec Snare, $39,995.00. Best Ever?

Ringo 1963 Beatle Ludwig Black Oyser Super Classic

1963 Original Ludwig Super Classic, 22,13,16,5.25×14, Ringo-Beatle Spec Snare,  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 is by … 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. $122,148.00

Hart Ludwig drum

The 1925 Ludwig, William S. Hart Jr. Gold Snare. The “Holy Grail” Of All Vintage Drums. $122,148.00 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

Made for Ringo Starr, Custom Made Ludwig 2009 Classic Maple Lumigraf 24,13,16,6.5×14 $22,995.00. Authenticated!

Ringo Starr Lumigraf Ludwig Drum set

Made for Ringo Starr, Custom Ludwig 2009 Lumigraf 24,13,16,6.5×14 $22,995.00 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!! – $9,777.00

John Densmore The Doors Ludwig Mod Orange

John Densmore Played Ludwig 1968 Mod Orange 22,13,16,5×14 Supraphonic. Documented!!  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 Orange … Read More

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

Top Hat and Cane Tony

SOLD! SOLD! SOLD!! Ludwig and Ludwig 1941 Top Hat and Cane “Swing Sensation” Complete Set, Best Ever!! SOLD!! 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 … Read More

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