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com, Serial Number Based Dating Guides for Vintage Ludwig Drums Main Line Drums 1963-1984 & Standard Drums 1968-1973 A fresh look at vintage Ludwig drums , with an emphasis on understanding how to evaluate authenticity and estimate manufacturing dates.
But unforeseen then to the drum company, these serial numbers would also be a key to unlock the mystery of how to date post-#63 Ludwig drums that weren#t date-stamped.
Though in actuality, the way to pin down the elusive age of these drums would call more for the sharp pencil of a record keeper than the skill of a Sherlock Holmes.
Vintage Drum Center 60’s Ludwig dating guide: Also if you wish to purchase vintage drums or new drum gear this is the place to go! If you have this badge you can’t use the serial number guides below.
How To Date 1960#s Ludwig Drums by Serial Numbers Date Stamp.
I get emails all of the catalog with a basic drum history and a serial number from visitors in hopes I can unlock the history of their drum.
I think in general serial numbers do play an important role in the commercial market especially electronics and other black snare items.
The history of Ludwig Drums – The Vintage Drum Guide shows you Ludwig Finishes, Ludwig Drum Badges, Ludwig Drum Set catalog pages, Ludwig Snare Drum catalog pages and the most complete Ludwig history all on one vintage drum web site.
One day a box of drum badges could turn up or in many cases new serial number badges were put on top of older.