Vintage Ludwig Drums

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1967 Ludwig Super Classic Champagne Sparkle
1966 Ludwig Club
Date Black Oyster
Pearl - $1650

Original Ludwig Club Date kits feature the same 3-ply formula, and hardware quality of its "Pro Level" counterpart. These offer the classic Ludwig tone we've come to love, featuring hardware options that were designed for a more budget friendly price tag back in the day. These are easily some of the hippest kits to have. Club dates have an identity of its own, aesthetically speaking, while offering the quality and tone we demand as pro players. A much overlooked gem of a kit. It sports all original parts, and black oyster wrap. Kit is in excellent condition, with no aftermarket modifications.

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Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 20”
Floor tom - 14” x 14”
Tom tom - 8” x 12”
Supraphonic snare drum - 5” x 14”
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1967 Ludwig Super Classic Champagne Sparkle
1966 Ludwig Club
Date Blue Oyster
Pearl - $1650

Original Ludwig Club Date kits feature the same 3-ply formula, and hardware quality of its "Pro Level" counterpart. These offer the classic Ludwig tone we've come to love, featuring hardware options that were designed for a more budget friendly price tag back in the day. These are easily some of the hippest kits to have. Club dates have an identity of its own, aesthetically speaking, while offering the quality and tone we demand as pro players. A much overlooked gem of a kit. It sports all original parts, and black oyster wrap. Kit is in excellent condition, with no aftermarket modifications.

Availability:

Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 20”
Floor tom - 14” x 14”
Tom tom - 8” x 12”
Supraphonic snare drum - 5” x 14”
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1967 Ludwig Super Classic Champagne Sparkle
1966 Ludwig Superbeat Burgundy Sparkle - $1800
Like a nicely aged fine wine! This Ludwig kit has all the mojo you'd want out of a vintage kit. This finish definitely falls under the more "rare" category. It was in production for a short time, with very low turnover in production. It became a fast favorite amongst present day players and collectors. This kit has 3-ply maple shells in excellent shape. This kit sure shimmers with a show room like polish. The finish wear throughout gives it a nice antiqued touch. Its definitely a kit you won't want to stop playing, or be too afraid to take out and show off. It'll turn heads in look and sound.

Availability:

Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 20”
Floor tom - 16” x 16”
Tom tom - 8” x 12”
Supraphonic snare drum - 5” x 14”
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1967 Ludwig Super Classic Champagne Sparkle
1967 Ludwig Superbeat Black Diamond Pearl - $1800
Here's a real fun configuration we like to call the "Super Beat". A sort of custom configured kit from Super Classic and Downbeat models. Kit is in incredible condition, with a show room like shine. All original parts, and components, free of any aftermarket modifications. Sometimes ya just gotta flip the script. Ya dig?

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Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 20”
Floor tom - 16” x 16”
Tom tom - 9” x 13”
Supraphonic snare drum - 5” x 14”
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1967 Ludwig Super Classic Champagne Sparkle
1967 Ludwig Super Classic Champagne Sparkle - $1800
This kit has 3-ply maple shells and are in excellent shape. All shells are stamped for Oct ’67. The wrap is very clean an vibrant! Seams are super tight, bearing edges are great, and there are no after market modifications. This baby was restored to a beautiful show room shine! The hardware suffered minor rust build up. Some of the chrome on the Bass drum T-claws show discoloration from existing rust. They are now polished clean with a nice clean patina look.

Availability: Sold out

Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 22”
Floor tom - 16” x 16”
Tom tom - 9” x 13”
Supraphonic snare drum - 5” x 14”
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1968 Ludwig Big Beat Mod Orange
1968 Ludwig Big Beat Mod Orange - $2300
The Psychedelic 60's scene is very well represented with the Mod Orange finish. It sports an oyster like pattern that stands out from standard classic finishes. It was produced in very low numbers, making them exceptionally rare. The original purple within the pattern has faded to a white, common among Mod Orange. This kit sure shimmers with a show room like polish. The wear throughout gives a nice antiqued touch. It definitely a kit you won't want to stop playing, or be too afraid to take out and show off. It'll turn heads in look and sound. Includes 14" x 22" bass drum serial number 667082.

Availability: Sold out

Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 22”
Floor tom - 16” x 16”
Tom tom - 9” x 13”
Supraphonic snare drum - 5” x 14”


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1964 Ludwig Super Classic White Marine Pearl
1964 Ludwig Super Classic White Marine Pearl - $1,400
Here is a nicely aged original White Marine Pearl drum set.  It has typical wear and tear, free of any structural issue, or modifications.  The perfect gigging vintage Ludwig set. consists of a 14” X 22”, a 22” bass drum, a 9” X 13” Tom Tom and 16” X 16” Floor Tom. It has all original shell hardware: rail mount, cymbal/tom bracket, spurs and mufflers.

Availability: Sold out

Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 22”
Floor tom - 16” x 16”
Tom tom - 9” x 13”



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1964 Ludwig Super Classic Champagne Sparkle
1964 Ludwig Super Classic Champagne Sparkle - $1,500
Remember the Santana Woodstock performance? Then this little thing may ring a bell. Classic Champagne Sparkle finish ala Michael Shrieve wrapping early mahogany 3-ply shells. Very bold bottom end, with gritty mid-range “breathy-ness”. It has typical wear and tear, free of any structural issue, or modifications. The perfect gigging vintage Ludwig set.

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Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 22”
Floor tom - 16” x 16”
Tom tom - 9” x 13”



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1965 Ludwig Super Classic Blue Oyster
1965 Ludwig Super Classic Blue Oyster - $1,350
This finish has a way of being visually captivating with its murky-like blue pattern. Not known to be among the timeless classic finishes, rather, a unique finish that is just as deserving. It has typical wear and tear, free of any structural issue, or modifications. The perfect gigging vintage Ludwig set.

Availability: Sold out

Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 22”
Floor tom - 16” x 16”
Tom tom - 9” x 13”


1968 Ludwig Rock Duo Psychedelic Red
1968 Ludwig Rock Duo Psychedelic Red
This original psych red rock duo is quite the gem! Stacked with thumping double bass drums, it sports a very well preserved Psychedelic Red wrap with almost zero fade! I'll give ya two reasons why this kit is crazy! 1. ITS A ROCK DUO! 2. ITS PSYCHEDELIC RED, BABY!

Availability: Sold out

Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 20”
Floor tom - 16” x 16”
Tom tom - 9” x 13”
Tom tom - 8” x 12”
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!967 Ludwig Hollywood Blue Sparkle
1967 Ludwig Hollywood Blue Sparkle - $1,200
A great vintage Ludwig 4pc kit sporting the popular blue sparkle. Great kit featuring early first generation clip mounts with twin rack toms, very common among configurations pre '65. These early 3ply shells offer very bold bottom end, with gritty mid-range “breathy-ness”.

Availability: Sold out

Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 22”
Floor tom - 16” x 16”
Tom tom - 8” x 12”
Tom tom - 8” x 12”
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1968 Ludwig Mod Orange
1968 Ludwig Hollywood Mod
Orange - $1,875

The Psychedelic 60's scene is very well represented with the Mod Orange finish. It sports an oyster like pattern that stands out from standard classic finishes. It was produced in very low numbers, making them exceptionally rare. The original purple within the pattern has faded to a white, common among Mod Orange. This kit sure shimmers with a show room like polish. The wear throughout gives a nice antiqued touch. It definitely a kit you won't want to stop playing, or be too afraid to take out and show off. It'll turn heads in look and sound.

Availability: Sold out

Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 22”
Floor tom - 16” x 16”
Tom tom - 9” x 13”
Tom tom - 8” x 12”
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1967 Ludwig
1967 Ludwig
Super Classic Psychedelic Red

The Psychedelic Red finish is one of 3 wrap finishes to be offered by Ludwig that was inspired by the “Swingin' Scene” of the late 1960's. It is a “Oyster-Like” pattern that portrays a unique color mix of blue, green, and red. These finish tend to suffer against time and fade to more pale colors, but this one has sure withstood the test of time. The Psychedelic Red finish is known to be sought after for it's look and scarcity.

Availability: Sold out

Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 22”
Floor tom - 16” x 16”
Tom tom - 9” x 13”
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1967 Ludwig
1968 Ludwig
Hollywood Mod Orange

The Psychedelic 60's scene is very well represented with the Mod Orange finish. It sports an oyster like pattern that stands out from standard classic finishes. It was produced in very low numbers, making them exceptionally rare. The original purple within the pattern has faded to a white, common among Mod Orange. This kit sure shimmers with a show room like polish. The wear throughout gives a nice antiqued touch. It definitely a kit you won't want to stop playing, or be too afraid to take out and show off. It'll turn heads in look and sound.

Availability: Sold out

Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 22”
Floor tom - 16” x 16”
Tom tom - 9” x 13”
Tom tom - 8” x 12”
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1967 Ludwig
1965 Ludwig Super Classic Sky Blue
Pearl - $2,200

This Super Classic kit is the kind of vintage kit ya want. It features sharpened bearing edges for better head placement, and resonance, enhancing the tuning ranges. It is super clean free of any after market modifications, and almost zero chrome issue's. The wrap has suffered some fade, but with all the mojo and vibe.

Availability: Sold out

Shell sizes
Bass drum - 14” x 22”
Floor tom - 16” x 16”
Tom tom - 9” x 13”
Snare drum - 5” x 14”
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