Dating vintage ludwig drums

14 Nov

It was probably used just at the beginning of the war until the one below was put in production. These badges have been found on drums from the 1960's.There is no exact date of when they stopped and switched to the next badge - there are cross-over drums.This section exists as a guide to identifying and dating, Ludwig drums produced in the 1960’s.It is heavily concentrated on factors that were included on all cataloged trap kits, and wood drums of this era.There are several ways to date Ludwig drums from all production periods.The most accurate way to dating a drum is to see it as a whole, and assess every aspect of the drum.A future significance in chronologically cataloging a product produced by Ludwig wasn't foreseen.

Fancher and Tone Flange models, along with bass drums in various and pearl and sparkle finishes.We will be posting sets for sale very soon on our Facebook site.If you have any drums from the 60's or 70's you're looking to sell, please fill out the form below. Please note, we are not affiliated with the Ludwig Drum Company.(Bud) Slingerland retired as president in 1970 and the company was sold to a publishing firm, thus ending 42 years of family ownership of the Slingerland Drum Company.Replacing what's 1st base in dating the metal lugs were beautiful hand-carved rosewood and walnut lugs. Most bass drums and tom toms had three reinforcing rings (see below) until the 1940s.