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  • 1965 Ludwig Pioneer Snare in Red Sparkle

     

    For sale is a vintage 1965 Ludwig Pioneer Snare in Red Sparkle with nickel hardware. Throw and butt appear to be chrome. Tunes up and plays great. Top hoop is nickel over brass, bottom hoop is nickel over steel. Shell is in-round. Wrap is tight with some wear and appears to be a rewrap as seam does not meet behind a lug and the original grommet looks to have been tampered with on the inside of the drum. Painted white interior looks original but no date stamp visible. Serial number is 223319. New Puresound wires and Remo heads.

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  • Vintage 1966 Ludwig Pioneer Snare in Blue Sparkle

     

    For sale is a super clean Vintage 1966 Ludwig Pioneer Snare in Blue Sparkle with chrome hardware. Tunes and plays great. Top hoop is chrome over steel, bottom hoop is chrome over brass. Shell is in-round and has clean original bearing edges. Wrap is tight and clean. Original painted white interior with MAY 10 1966 date stamp. Serial number is 258607. New Puresound wires and Remo heads. Lug on wrap seam has a little engraving on it. Otherwise a very, very clean Pioneer.

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  • 1966 Ludwig Jazz Festival Snare in Blue Sparkle Pearl

     

    For sale is a very nice 1966 Ludwig Jazz Festival Snare in Blue Sparkle Pearl with chrome over steel hardware. Tunes and plays excellent. Shell is in-round with original bearing edges that are in great shape. Wrap is tight with a few minor scratches. Hoops look like a bit later vintage than 1966. Interior looks to be repainted and no visible date stamp. Grommet also doesn’t appear to be original. Ludwig Medium coated head on top, Remo Ambassador snare head on bottom. Serial number is 346791.

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  • 1960s Slingerland Duet 14N Set

     

    For sale is this simply spectacular 1960s Slingerland Duet 14N factory matched set in black diamond pearl! 20/20/16/13/12 with two snares, all sporting the classic Gold & Black Niles badges. BDP matching 14 snare is a 6 lug deluxe student model with new snare wires and heads. Chrome over brass 14 snare is an 8 lug sound king with zoomatic throw (good amount of pitting on the throw), orginal snare wires and new heads.

    Set features chome over brass stick saver hoops and new heads on all shells. Very minor pitting on chrome hardware, mostly on the leg mounts and thumb screws, otherwise super clean. All shells are in-round with the milk chocolate wash interiors and appear to be 3 ply with reinforcement rings. Most shells stamped with the P indicating they were destined a pearl wrap but no date stamps are apparent. All bearing edges are original and in great shape. Some ply separation visible here and there, but very minor. Shells tune up great and sound huge! Wrap is original, tight with only little fading. A little bit of discoloring on the floor tom wrap seam, but no lifting anywhere.

    Hardware included is the double tom setomatic mount stand, rocket snare stand, hi-hat stand and two cymbal stands. Sorry, no bass drum pedals included. All hardware is pretty pitted, but perfectly functional. Throwing in this hardware at no cost towards the asking price of the set.

    Matching serial numbers are:
    20 #226580
    20 #226581
    16 #230067
    13 #226577
    12 #238476
    BDP 14 Snare #147432
    COB 14 Snare #231476

    Here’s a link to the original catalog page.

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  • 1965 Ludwig Club Dates in BDP

     

    For sale is a super clean kit of vintage 1965 Ludwig Club Dates in Black Diamond Pearl with nickel hardware and keystone badges. 20/12/14 and 14 Pioneer snare. All nickel over brass hoops. The bass drum T rods and claws appear to be chrome.

    All drums are in-round and have nice, clean white interiors. Floor tom shows a bit more normal flaking then the others near the re-rings. I do not see any date stamps. Bearing edges good and original. All wrap is tight with very minor fading. Little bit of seam lift on the floor tom and very little curling on the bass drum hoop inlays. Original snare wires as well as all original heads, which are heavily used. Original resonant head on bass drum looks great.

    Hardware included is a red frame Speed Master pedal, WFL flat base snare stand and a Ludwig throne that appears to have been reapholstered on the seat top. Also includes original cymbal arm with 15″ Ludwig Standard Paiste cymbal.

    Serial numbers are:
    Snare: 182866
    Mounted Tom: 207694
    Floor Tom: 272777
    Bass Drum: 207145

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