Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care. DW buys Slingerland from Gibson! We have what you need. Follow this Product I drove all the way to Savannah only to find he was selling his "black" diamond pearl Ludwigs. We have a classic Ludwig vintage set in stock that has been beautiful restored by a vintage Ludwig drum aficionado. 9/17/13: Billy Gladstone drum set news!HERE. LudwigDrummer.com, 1970 Ludwig Catalog Flyer for the Mach 4 and Mach Drum Outfits, Snare Drums, Marching & Concert Drums, Timpani, Mallets, Drumsticks, Drumheads, Atlas Hardware, Atlas Drum Luggage and much more. Those were snare drums, no sets. 9x13, 16x16, 16x18, 14x22, 6.5x14. 1. Drummer community & drum marketplaceThe first vintage & Custom Drum Magazine, since 1988. 1970 Ludwig Drum Sets. When you factor in the heavier Rims, which also choked it off some, you can see how the Acrolites of today differ from those dating from the 1960's & into the mid-1970's with the "older" style having a more open, resonant sound, as well as a broader tuning range. Check out our selection here! Far more rare than Top Hat and Cane. 1970's LUDWIG BLUE/OLIVE SNARE DRUM HARD SHELL CASE | Musical Instruments & Gear, Percussion, Accessories | eBay! Vistalite drums were the name for the acrylic drums produced by Ludwig. I plan to buy an electronic set. Beginning in 1976, the Classic series was made with new molds and a new construction; small (6" and 8") toms were 4-ply and larger drums were 6-ply maple & poplar, with no reinforcement rings. New Aquarian Satin Finish Coated Tom Drum Heads: 16, 13, 12 Inch Size! 1971 Ludwig Catalog. Sparkle, Glass Glitter, Pearl, custom, Drum wraps for Roland V-drums & more. Check this section out frequently. Standards usually have smooth low mass lugs. Click Here. In the 1960s rock music took off in America as the British invasion, and the Beatles in particular came on the scene. LATEST PRODUCTS: Click Here Items are coming in FAST. Since 1988, a treasure trove of info about vintage drums, custom drums & legendary drummers, All rights reserved. This web site is dedicated to the history of vintage drums. It wasn't until the end of the 1960's that a rise to acrylic drums became present. 22"-16"- 13" -12" Original Natural Maple Finish called by Ludwig "Therm-O-Gloss" Toms have adjustable mufflers. Just click HERE. 3 ply maple w/ re-rings. UNREAL! By clicking Subscribe, I agree to receive exclusive offers & promotions, news & reviews, and personalized tips for buying and selling on Reverb. 1. We talk about the differences in shells, edges and sound quality of the 50s-70s USA drums. Non-US regional data coming soon. This was the shell design that came to be in '67. 12/14/20, 13/16/22 and 12/14/12x18 "Jazzette"size bass drum. STEVE'S CELEB AND ULTRA RARE DRUM GALLERY, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRPqnASWu-I, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XIsmWRuisg, Craviotto Timeless Timber Birch 6.5x14 2 of 5, Larry Bunker Bill Evans era drum set, cymbals, cases, Craviotto Timeless Timber SPL birdseye/nickel 6.5x14, 54295423 requests since Saturday 15 May, 2004. You can even get a 20% discount from his website: www.joelrothman.com A selection of his books are available for digital download: https://hudsonmusic.com/joel-rothman-collection/If you teach drums please email Joel: joelrothman@btconnect.com, Lems Cymbal Felts - ultra high quality traditional wool felts. Watch this gear and we'll notify you if it becomes available again. On our Reverb store. *Excludes Brand New, B Stock, Fair, Poor, and Non-functioning. The chrome wrap had rusted significantly, to the point the wrap was deteriorating and oxidizing on the underside, outer shell ply. Up to an additional 30% off shop-wideEnjoy weekend savings on Fender, Gretsch, and moreShop now, View similar gear from other sellers on Reverb. All Rights Reserved, White paint (except for larger, 18" floor toms which were left unfinished), Shell date-stamping started with red ink in 1956 with comparitively large numbers and letters, 1961 and 1962 stamping were still red, but with slightly smaller characters, 1963 shells can be found with either red or black ink stamps, Beginning in September / October 1968; most shells were made with 3-ply Maple / Poplar / Maple, Change back to natural finish interior except for the Standard series which changed directly from white paint to granitone. selection from the 1988 Ludwig Drum Catalog, This is the finish They were perfect for the Beatles as they looked so good even on black and white TV. I've read that they still used some 3-ply shells in 1978, but that these were sprayed with the gray interior coating. All rights reserved. Edges are fine. The 1970s version of this finish made a radical change. Based on your location, we've changed your settings: Shipping Region: Ludwig 60s Pysch red 13/16/22 with, Steve's "From the Past" column for Modern Drummer, What The Hell Happened to Blood Sweat & Tears, Cowbird Music - Illinois Recording Studio, !NEW! selection from the 1994 Ludwig Drum Catalog, This is the finish The rarest set I have ever seen! Your purchases help youth music programs get the gear they need to make music. Standard series; Snare and tom-toms "Select 4-ply diamond wood shells", Bass drums 6-ply. Courtesy: WE NOW USE REVERB FOR ALL ONLINE SALES. Click Here. Nearly all shells began to receive interior granitone paint 1976 Anyone out there wondering if they should buy a Gretsch USA jazz kit? Drummer Nation Podcast - Where Drummers Talk. These kits with 18" and 20" bass drums are only available through us, and are in stock right now in with 18" BDs in red. Recently Butch called and offered this set to me. The only example ever to surface, and it is a 71 YR OLD FULL,COMPLETE KIT FROM THE ORIGINAL OWNER'S FAMILY. Even though now we say, "wow, that finish is really cool." Ludwig Drums - 4 Piece, 6 Ply Male Shells, Late 70's, Pointy Black/Olive Badges. Please see feedback Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape. Used Sonor Force 3000 17x20BD, 10x12TT, 12x14FT, 6.5x14 SD, Hardware and Cases included. Joe Morello's Ludwig drum set and Paiste cymbals, 1. Starcraft drumZ. Have a great Fall and keep collecting and playing those great vintage drums. Learn More, We understand the importance of online privacy and are committed to complying with the EU General Data Protection Regulation. 13x9 Sounds terrific. Pics and video soon! Your purchases also help protect forests, including trees traditionally used to make instruments. Prices exclude shipping and tax/VAT/GST. from the 1981 Ludwig Drum Catalog, This is the finish We definitely want to communicate with you. Thread starter QuinnTheEskimo; Start date Sep 7, 2009; Sep 7, 2009 #1 . Oops, looks like you forgot something. Enjoy weekend savings on Fender, Gretsch, and more. Remember, rare now means the finish didn't sell as well as the others. See it HERE. supplement, This is the finish selection And we have 3 of our Ludwig Classic Maple Rose Marine pearl kits in 13/16/22/6.5 and 3 sets in 12/14/20/5x14. This made for a less perfect round shell, but prevented problems with the finish pulling off. Or, call us at 212-730-8138 and place an order for one! We have Larry Bunker's 60s era Gretsch 12/14/20 with his Ludwig COB pre-serial 5x14 Supra and all of his cymbals and cases from his Bill Evans era. Click Here, STEVE'S CELEBRITY AND ULTRA RARE DRUM GALLERY: Click Here, Please always feel free to call Steve's celldirectly at 630-865-6849 ANYTIME at all. We are the largest dealer worldwide of USA-made Gretsch drums! One of a kind, Leedy Autograph of the Stars over WMP! 1973 Ludwig Catalog. The characteristics of maple offered more volume, a brighter tone, and tuning versatility. Designed and Developed, Vintage Chrome Roto Tom Set: A Dream Realized , https://hudsonmusic.com/joel-rothman-collection/. They are in excellent shape, and the Bronze Strata finish is very rare.The Standard line was Ludwig's attempt to introduce a more affordable drum set to the public when the foreign made drums flooded the market. See my newest update on the Collector Market and the potential for the drum sector. We will do a video featuring both of these sets. Vintage 1970's Ludwig Red Sparkle 10"x16" Timp Tom $99.95 $45.26 shipping 12 watching 1920s Ludwig 5x14 Nickel Over Brass Snare Drum $574.00 Free shipping or Best Offer Vintage 1960 - 63 Ludwig 14 x 22 Bass Drum Gold Sparkle no s/n Keystone $599.00 $89.90 shipping or Best Offer VINTAGE 1950's Ludwig WFL 16 X 20 Bass Drum $595.00 $99.00 shipping This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. . The importers of foreign drums certainly took advantage of this lucrative situation, and so the American market was flooded with foreign made drum sets. Good condition items function properly but may exhibit some wear and tear. Ludwig has produced many stellar finishes throughout the 1960's. Some were unique to the Ludwig catalog, while others were timeless classic common with most manufactures. Oops, looks like you forgot something. I truly appreciate a call from someone telling me about a drum set that they saw somewhere. See the listing, The Billy Gladstone drum set has been sold and now resides in the museum at Percussive Arts Society in Indianapolis, IN in a permanant display. See the latest on Steve's Drums Facts. The bass drum is 22X14, floor tom is 16X16, the mounted toms are 13X9 and 12X8. Maxwell shop hours and locations: HERE . ), Nearly all shells began to receive interior granitone paint. We are your go-to source for buying and selling the rarest vintage drums. Some special deals! Up until 1969 the covering was applied to the shell while the wood was still flat, and the covering was "lapped" into the shell. 22x14 kick drum. Through the 1970s mahogany was occasionally still used internally or externally. I have owned this kit since it was new in 1970 and it has never left my music room. Red, Blue, Green, Smoke, Yellow, Pink, Amber, Clear Vistalite. (Most commonly on large floor toms and large bass drums.) The store doesn't want old drums so he sometimes buys them. New video for Craviotto Timeless Timber 5.5x14 1 of 1 birdseye/gold and also Timeless Timber Birch 4x14 #12 of 25. Ludwig Thermo Gloss 5pc Drum Kit Set 12/13/14/16/24" Vintage 1970's $1,499.99 Used - Good Ludwig Classic Maple Gold Sparkle Jazz Bop Drum Kit 14x18_8x12_14x14 +Free Universal Wood 14x6.5" Snare Authorized Dealer $2,539 Brand New Free Shipping 30-Day Return Policy Ludwig Club Date Drum Set 1965 Champagne Sparkle (w/ Set of Bags) $100 price drop When Ringo chose Oyster Black for his Ludwig drums, he made a great choice. Steve on new Premier bop kit: HERE. This set was sold and kept in NOS condition and then sold to my client who also kept it in NOS condition. Here we go: MORE AUDIO SLIDESHOWS ADDED TODAY PLUS "STEVE'S SESSIONS" #3 "FINGER CONTROL". Our exclusive Glacier Blue Ludwig Classic Maple kits are in stock! RED, GREEN, SMOKE, YELLOW, AMBER, BLUE, PINK, CLEAR. Please check the fields highlighted in red. We'll settle that for you. 1970 LUDWIG flyer 2 pages (3Mb PDF) 1970 LUDWIG Standard catalogue 12 pages (23Mb PDF) 1970s LUDWIG Vista catalogue 15 pages (4Mb PDF) 1971 LUDWIG catalogue 108 pages I am always on the hunt for a nice vintage drum set for sale. Some info on the first wave of items! I hope it goes to a good home to enjoy as much as I did for 52 years! Up to an additional 30% off shop-wideEnjoy weekend savings on Fender, Gretsch, and moreShop now, View similar gear from other sellers on Reverb. Welcome & Thank you for visiting our vintageludwigdrums.com site. Take a look and stay tuned for the finished drum. Your purchases also help protect forests, including trees traditionally used to make instruments. Which actually has the original heads on it Paypal, credit cards, Patreon, Venmo, Cash App, Zellepay and personal checks accepted. Matching snares in stock also. The snare drum is a bit different in that it is a 14X5 non chromed aluminum shell with eight classic bowtie lugs. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.Learn More. By continuing to use Reverb, you agree to these updates, and to our cookie policy. Larry Bunkers Gretsch 50s Copper Mist 12 14 20, 1. About This Listing. 1970-1971 Ludwig Finishes. See the list. selection from the 1998 Ludwig Drum Catalog, Reference Thanks for looking This set is a milestone in Craviotto history and will soon be in my IL store along side kit #1. The 1978 Combo series was made with old 3-ply shells until they were used up; the inside was sprayed with granitone. The highest quality service is our hallmark, and we take this very seriously. NEWS! See it. Please check the fields highlighted in red. Steve on Craviotto Center Stage kit: HERE. Ludwig is a manufacturer of percussion products and accessories. This is a virtual match to my 14 / 18 / 24 Ludwig thermogloss mahogany kit. Currency: It is managed through MaxWeb Productions, which is the video production division of our business. Netherlands, Everything you see in the pictures is included. Full details soon. Our website is evolving into a mini media station and the new video sectionis a big part of the website evolutioninitiative. The Oyster Black finish survives to this day and the newer versions look great. Order at DrumSellers or at lemscymbalfelts.com. Drummer community & drum marketplaceThe first vintage & Custom Drum Magazine, since 1988. Details: 9X13 tom 10X14 tom 16X16 floor tom 16X18 floor tom 14X24 bass drum All drums in . It is much like the Acrolite series. See and buy the kits HERE. Ready to ship! 20" $2499. Copyright 2016 Not So Modern Drummer. We have a new Video Program section of our site. Designed and Developed by George Lawrence. Craviotto "hybrid bearing edges" are here!! I'm not sure which would be the most rare, but it could be the bronze. The rail consolette does a wonderful job . Click Here: 11/16/11:Another First From Craviotto: New lug style bop kit!! That's why it's in amazing condition! See, 3/1/23: My friend Bobby Colomby, drummer and founding member of Blood Sweat & Tears, sent me information about a great new documentary about the band. For a limited time, save in the Gibson European Demo Shop. We have Finishes for WFL Ludwig & Ludwig and The Ludwig Drum Company. He was playing in a nearby town and brought them with him. CRAVIOTTO TIMELESS TIMBER SNARE DRUMS FOR SALE, 1. At Vintage FM Drums, we get to know our players and collectors to ensure the final outcome of a drum restoration or drum repair is a treasured piece for stage or display. One could argue the best complement to skill, pocket or "chops" is the equipment that lets the drummer's talent shine through. See information, links and the movie trailer, 2/28/23: Just in! This drum gave birth to the Ludwig LM400 Supraphonic snare drum - the most recorded snare drum in history. Watch this gear and we'll notify you if it becomes available again. Designed and Developed, 1970s Ludwig Standard S-330 drum set finished in bronze strata, A Deeper Mission For Austin Drummer Magazine , https://hudsonmusic.com/joel-rothman-collection/. The great thing about the Standards is the finishes used on these drums were exclusive to these sets. Check out some of our recent projects below and visit our, A complete restoration of a highly sought after 1960 chrome-over-brass Super Ludwig 400. Almost ready to go live! These foreign sets were cheaper, so that appealed to a lot of parents buying that drum set for their aspiring rock stars. turn on the red light NO WAITING 22 WEEKS! 1970's Ludwig 28" Blue & Silver Sparkle Tri-Band 14x28 Classic Maple Bass Drum $400 $50 price drop $350 Used - Good Add to Cart Ludwig 60's Gold sparkle 20" Bass Drum Shell $175 Used - Poor Add to Cart Ludwig Classic maple 13x14 floor tom Mahogany $200 $70 price drop $130 Used - Very Good Add to Cart MENU. Chicago Collection. The sound of these sets is incredible! See our exclusive video of this great new innovation from Craviotto: Click Here. When using a paint/finish remover like "Zipstrip" to remove old glue from drum shells, wait at least 24 hours before applying . consists of a 14" X 22", a 22" bass drum, a 9" X 13" Tom Tom and 16" X 16" Floor Tom. The drum sizes are 22", 16", 13" standard depths with a chrome 14" Supraphonic. Shell has a few scratches and the hoops have a few small rust spots, but drum is in great playing condition. Enjoy weekend savings on Fender, Gretsch, and more. 5x14 snares $599. Order at DrumSellers or at lemscymbalfelts.com. 1. $1,475.00. Your purchases help youth music programs get the gear they need to make music. Only available from us in these bass drum sizes. The set I am featuring in this issue is my 1970s Ludwig Deluxe Classic set wrapped in glorious Oyster Black Pearl. Info, 2/17/23: Just added a brand new "Salesman Sample" unique Craviotto kit. This set was acquired by Butch Braddy several years ago. The hardware was lighter, and I suppose cut the cost somewhat. Super Classic: 4-ply for all sizes; lighter in weight, billed as having "clean, resonant sound" (same price) (Offered as an option; the Classic shells were still catalogued, described as producing a "deep, powerful" sound), Rocker "9-ply cross-laminated veneers with a maple inner ply", Classic 9-ply maple approx 6mm, all maple Rocker Pro: 7-ply, Birch & Italian poplar, 7mm Rocker Elite: 5-ply, Maple inner and outer plies, Rocker Elite: Maple inside, basswood outside 8-ply 8mm Rocker: Basswood inside, Luan outside, 8-ply, 8.1mm Accent: Phillippine Juniper inside, mahogany outside, 7-ply, 7.2mm. Your purchases also help protect forests, including trees traditionally used to make instruments. We have them IN STOCK, OVER 200 DRUMS. $2349 for 12/14/18, plus $599 for optional 5x14 snare. Companys like Zickos and Fibes were the first few to give light to these shell concepts. 1/19/22: See my video for Craviotto Timeless Timber birdseye/gold 5.5x14 #149 and Timeless Timber Birch #100 of 100, 1/19/22: JUST POSTED. The early 1970's shells were designed as a 3-ply drum consisting of an outer and inner maple ply supported by an inner poplar ply. A funny thing happened some time ago. And now we also have: One of Joe Morello's drum sets. Your purchases also help protect forests, including trees traditionally used to make instruments. The other colors are more rare. 3/17/12: Now, Maxwell Drums brings you even MORE custom options for your Craviotto drum set! A LITTLE SAMPLE PIC BELOW: Many new Ludwig Vistalite kits with 12/14/18 and 12/14/20 are in. Heads, strainer, muffler and snares all in good shape and working condition. ALL GRETSCH SNARES AND SETS INCLUDING OUR USA CUSTOM, BROADKASTER, AND BROOKLYN SHELL BANK DRUMS. Ludwig Vistalite 1970's 10 X 9 Inch Tom New Remo Heads Pattern C Vintage Rare. All of the remaining Vistalite kits from our initial order are now listed at our IL store Reverb page. Ludwig was very fortunate to get a lion's share of these new younger customers desiring to play the name brand drums that Ringo Starr played with the Beatles. HERE. 5 Drum Sets, This is the finish selection May 8, 2015: Our Maxwell Drums Nesting Kits reviewed in the June issue of Modern Drummer. Once again, I left without the Oyster Black set. $336.40 . I love the seventies version of this finish, but I must admit I like the 60s version more. Since 1988, a treasure trove of info about vintage drums, custom drums & legendary drummers, All rights reserved. (#314255977917) . 2/6/21: HERE IN IL: INCREDIBLE CAMCO OAKLAWN 12/12/16/22/22/5x14 ONE OWNER! 1970 Through the 1970s mahogany was occasionally still used internally or externally. New collection for sale. Copyright 2016 Not So Modern Drummer. The rest is history. View similar gear Watch Watch this gear and we'll notify you if it becomes available again. Ludwig badges are simple characteristic indicating which era a Ludwig drum could be placed. Learn More. The much better made American drums were expensive, so Ludwig and also the other big American brands introduced their own less expensive lines in order to compete.The Standards were high quality and utilized the same three ply shells Ludwig used on their premium drums. 1970 Ludwig Catalog Flyer for the Mach 4 and Mach 5 Drum Sets. Johnny pioneered the solid shell timeless timber drums back in the very early 2000s. Latest Videos: Steve demos a wood dyna: HERE. Listed: 9 months ago Views: 837 $19.95Want to develop a formidable technique and become a virtuoso drummer? The set I am featuring in this issue is my 1970s Ludwig Deluxe Classic set wrapped in glorious Oyster Black Pearl. - In honor of the 5 year anniversary of Johnny Craviotto's passing, we built kit #1000 from 600 year old Timeless Timber birch. Books and Catalogs. 8.5 of 10 IMHO Please check the fields highlighted in red. SHOP OUR STORES-ILLINOIS REVERB: HERE FORK'S REVERB:HERE. All stands and pedals, rare 3D MOIRE!! HUGE shipment of Ludwig and Gretsch kits has landed in our IL shop. Just like the catalog kit but ours has two 22s. I'm glad he took the time to contact me about them. The perfect gigging vintage Ludwig set. The issue is that the bearing edge on the 16" floor tom is a bit wobbly like many 3 ply vintage Ludwigs and heads do not tune up very well. VIDEO CHANNEL: See all of our videos here:youtube.com/stevemaxwelldrumsWe've got over 130 videos. HERE. The bass drum is 22X14, floor tom is 16X16, the mounted toms are 13X9 and 12X8. early 1970's Ludwig 16 x 16 floor tom with a thermogloss finish over mahogany. Fork's Drum Closet, Nashville: HERE. Oops, looks like you forgot something. The interiors of the bass and toms are coated with grey speckled paint, but some Standards have white painted interiors. She's a looker that's for sure Click Here: 12/15/11: THISIS INCREDIBLE! Additional Info. Steve's Travel Schedule: HERE. I think every Ludwig collector loves this finish. Purchase with or without the snare. Color Swatches. The "wood" cortex finishes were obviously much easier to produce and so it seems that Ludwig pushed those to the forefront so that most anyone wanting a "wood" finish set would likely assume those wraps were their only option. The white diagonal line in this photo is the pearl covering. My friends and family are always on the search also. This set is the most common Standard configuration, the S-330 twin tom five piece set. Ludwig manufactured the hand engraved, black nickel plated shell drum in the 20's. The Black Beauty is prized by both collectors and drummers. It is pretty common to see a red and blue in all three types of finishes. See details and videos, Lots more new drums below and even more on our Illinois Reverb store. This is the Ludwig Drum Finishes page. 9/10/22 MAXWELL PRIVATE SALES IN FULL SWING. Drummer Nation Podcast - Where Drummers Talk. . Chicago Collection Ludwig 12/14/20 Psych Red with rail, SOLD. Great review! She's not perfect but neither was Roxanne 2/6/21: How about some links to fun videos? Very cool and lots of history here. Incredibly, Sam Bacco was able to find some 600 year old Timeless Timber birch and was able to craft kit #1000 from this wood. Someone reading this may know how many of each finish was sold. Acrylic drums had been in production for a number of years before Ludwig delved into it. 1. Note: Estimate based on US sales prices for similar items on Reverb. IN OUR IL STORE: THE MOST AMAZING ARRAY OF VISTALITE KITS EVER! imagery examples in letter from birmingham jail, mcneill funeral home rockingham, nc, how to clean black checker plate on a caravan,
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