The Classic Maple snares have an unmistakable warmth and power that has become known as the Ludwig sound, without sacrificing any sensitivity." data-bread-crumbs="14" Diameter;500-1000;condition: Brand New; Drums;ludwig;ludwig-drums;new; Red Color; Reverb1; Reverb2; Reverb3;reverbsync-seller-cost:374.00;reverbsync-shipping-profile: Shipping Tier 2; Snare Drums; Under 6" Depth; Wrap Finish;" Ludwig 5x14 Classic Maple 7 ply snare in red oyster, with 10 lugs, P86 throw-off, and P33 butt plate.The Classic Maple snares have an unmistakable warmth and power that...These lugs came in a few different colors and contained metal interior parts. The Bake-Lite lug was quite fragile and this experiment did not last long! After the war was over, drum production gradually resumed and the post-war drums were basically the same as the early 1940s products with no major hardware changes.Below are some images from the first post-war 1948 catalog: drums with a few Ludwig & Ludwig hardware pieces.Kit is in excellent condition, with no aftermarket modifications. This Ludwig kit has all the mojo you'd want out of a vintage kit.
View full product details → " data-bread-crumbs="100-500;14" Diameter;1960s;condition: Good;easter; Just Arrived;ludwig; Red Color;reverbsync-seller-cost:150.00;reverbsync-shipping-profile: Shipping Tier 2; Snare Drums; Sparkle Color; Under 6" Depth;vintage;" With close to 100 years' experience building copper timpani, the newest member to the Ludwig USA snare drum range is the Copper Phonic snare drum.
The 6-1/2" deep version produces deep, fat tone and great projection. A versatile drum that's perfect for styles ranging from symphonic to arena rock.
What you might not know if you are new to vintage drums is that manufactureres did not keep accurate records and inventory control was not part of the daily operations of drum making.
The use of tube lugs would remain unchanged until 1935-1936, when Ludwig (now owned by G. Conn) introduced their new Imperial or Streamline snare drum lug casing.
Considered by many to be the most elegant lug ever designed, the Imperial tension casing incorporated a beautiful and majestic art deco design.