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Vintage 1960s Gretsch Round Badge 13/16/22 Drum Set in Champagne Sparkle

For sale is a beautiful Vintage 1960s Gretsch Round Badge 13/16/22 Drum Set in Champagne Sparkle in good players shape. Shells are in good condition and in-round with original factory edges. 22 interior was painted a blue then white at some point, with a little overspray on the edges as shown. 13 tom has a handful of interior edge chips as shown, but does not affect sound. Champagne Sparkle wrap is tight and glossy with scuffs here and there. Corner patch of wrap as shown near one bass drum seam. 16 has two extra holes that are plugged as shown. 22 has 2 extra holes from rail being moved at one point, as well as 2 additional holes from a Gretsch diamond plate mount as shown. Bass drum hoop inlays not original. Chrome hardware in decent shape with some wear in spots. Chrome over brass hoops on toms. Original paper tag present in 16 only as shown. Needs new heads – heads on 13 and 16 a slightly snug fit, heads on 22 very, very tight and will require slighty oversized heads – this is common with Gretsch drums from this era. Not a perfect kit but a great looking players kit for a great deal!

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Vintage 1945-49 K Zildjian Istanbul 20″ Cymbal

For sale is an incredible Vintage 1945-49 K Zildjian Istanbul 20″ Cymbal. Weighs in at approximately 1890g. Features the Old Stamp IIa from between 1945-1949 as well as bottom of bell signature. Some good wear and patina present. Larger patch of oxidation on one edge as shown. Very small (about 1/8″ wide or so) bump towards edge as shown. No keyholing or issues – overall great condition. This is the real deal here, folks!

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1952-53 Leedy & Ludwig Nite Club Outfit Drum Set in Black Diamond Pearl

For sale is an absolutely beautiful Vintage 1952-53 Leedy & Ludwig Nite Club Outfit 13/16/24 Drum Set in Black Diamond Pearl with matching 6.5×14 Broadway snare drum in excellent shape. Shells are in great condition and in-round with nice original factory edges and original white interiors. Black Diamond Pearl wrap is tight and glossy with minimal wear. Chrome hardware in good shape with some oxidation in spots. Chrome over brass hoops. Bass drum cymbal arm mounts appear stripped and are missing the wingscrews. Snare has replacement throw knob. Bottom floor tom hoop clips and tension rods are not original. Original calf heads on bass drum and floor tom. 13 tom features Ludwig Play On Plastic heads date stamped SEP 1959. 13 shell date stamp of 5211 (November of 1952), 16 and 24 shells date stamps of 5308 (August of 1953). No date stamp present in snare. Snare stand not included. A head-turner of a kit with that superb Leedy & Ludwig tone!

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1965 Ludwig Super Classic 13/16/22 Drum Set in Blue Sparkle

 

For sale is a nice Vintage 1965 Ludwig Super Classic 13/16/22 Drum Set in Blue Sparkle in great players shape. Shells are in excellent condition and in-round with nice original factory edges and original white interiors. Blue sparkle wrap is tight and glossy with some wear. Floor tom has small patch repair at seam as shown. Chrome hardware in good shape with some wear and oxidation in spots. Chrome over brass hoops on floor tom, chrome over steel hoops on 13 tom. Bass drum has post-factory post mount installed that uses one of the original rail mount holes as shown. Bass drum date stamped AUG – 9 1965 with keystone badge serial 197909. Floor tom date stamped AUG – 9 1965 with keystone badge serial 196446. 13 tom date stamped AUG – 5 1965 with keystone badge serial 186539. Just a great players kit with that awesome sixties Ludwig tone!

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1965 Slingerland 13/16/20 Drum Set in White Marine Pearl

 

For sale is a cool Vintage 1965 Slingerland 13/16/20 Drum Set in White Marine Pearl in great players shape. Original catalog listing features these shell sizes in the Gene Krupa Deluxe Outfit No. 1N. Shells are in excellent condition and in-round with nice original factory edges. White Marine Pearl wrap has yellowed a bit but all wrap is tight with minimal wear. Floor tom wrap has had lifting splits repaired and glued down as shown. 13 shell has two extra holes behind tom mount, only visible from the inside as shown. Shells feature beautiful clear maple interiors. Chrome hardware in good shape with some wear in spots. Chrome over brass hoops on toms. All shells date stamped APR65 as shown. Black and brass badge on bass drum with serial of 60761. Could use new heads of your choice if desired. Just a superb players kit with that classic sixties Slingerland tone and look!

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1960s Pearl 13/16/20 Drum Set in Light Blue Pearl

 

For sale is a Vintage 1960s Pearl 13/16/20 Drum Set in Light Blue Pearl in playable shape. Shells are in decent condition and in-round with original factory edges besides some spots of filler on the 13 bottom. Light blue pearl wrap is decent but has some bubbling by lugs, damage on the 13 near mount and a split on the bass drum in front of the left spur mount as shown. Chrome hardware is very oxidized and flaking as shown – especially on the the tom hoops besides the 13 top as it is not original. Batter side bass hoop is mis-matched and missing inlay. Non-original claws, Ts and rods on bass drum batter side as well. Some tension rods on toms not original. Rubber feet on floor tom and bass drum spurs need replacing. Kit has been de-rusted and cleaned, but obviously has had it’s fair share of exposure to moisture which resulted in the cosmetic issues. Could use new heads of your choice. Definitely a cool looking and nice sounding playable kit, but with it’s fair share of blemishes.

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1960s Ludwig Club Date Drum Set in Black Lacquer

 

For sale is a classy Vintage 1960s Ludwig Club Date Drum Set in Black Lacquer in decent players shape. 12, 14, 20 sizes with 14 pioneer snare. Shells are in good condition and in-round with original factory edges. Black lacquer finish is decent but is very spidered, flaking and looks to have paint touch-ups. Bottom edge of 12 and resonant side of 20 have been painted black. Bass drum appears to have 2 plugged holes near badge from different rail location. Original white interior paint with apparent touch-ups. Nickel hardware is oxidized but in good shape. Nickel over brass hoops. Batter side bass hoop is a little warped but functional. New silver glass glitter inlays on both bass drum hoops. Nickel bass drum rail looks to be a vintage Gretsch with chrome L arm for mounted tom. Bass drum cymbal arm mount appears post-factory. Only date stamp found is in floor tom which is very faded or painted over and appears to read APR 13 1965. Keystone badge serial numbers are as follows: 14 pioneer snare 122710, 12 mounted tom 143892, 14 floor tom 144647 and 20 bass drum 141506. Could use new heads of your choice. Snare stand shown not included. Just a wonderful players kit with tons of class and tone!

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1961 Ludwig 12×20 Hobby Bass Drum in Mahogany

 

For sale is a cool Vintage 1961 Ludwig 12×20 Hobby Bass Drum in Mahogany in good players shape. Shell is in good condition and in-round with original factory edges. Some ply separation at edges near scarf joint as shown. Mahogany finish is decent but has it’s fair share of scuffs and dings as shown. Nickel hardware is in good shape. Smeared date stamp of what I believe is JUL 18 1961 – but hard to make out. Has original Playon plastic heads and pre-serial keystone badge. Overall a cool bass drum with tons of mojo!

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1938 Ludwig & Ludwig 12×18 Single Tension Bass Drum

For sale is a neat Vintage 1938 Ludwig & Ludwig 12×18 Single Tension Bass Drum in great players shape. Shell is in great condition and in-round with very nice original factory edges. Two extra holes as shown from I assume a marching mount of some kind. Paint is nice but appears to have been touched up where it had flaked at some point. Nickel hardware is in good shape. Date stamp of 3812 (December of 1938) present as shown. Overall a cool bass drum in a more rare size!

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1960s Slingerland Artist Model Single Ply Maple Snare Drum in Dark Blue Glass Glitter

 

For sale is a beautiful Vintage 1960s Slingerland Artist Model Single Ply Maple 5.5×14 Snare Drum in Dark Blue Glass Glitter in very nice players shape. Single ply maple shell is in fantastic condition and in-round with superb factory edges. No mods, issues or extra holes. Wrap is glossy and tight. There are scratches in the wrap around the entire shell near the bottom of the shell as shown, but are mostly hidden behind the bottom head collar. Chrome hardware is in great shape. Chrome over brass hoops. Zoomatic throw in great condition and works perfectly. Could use new heads of your choice. Overall an outstanding snare!

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