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Dating gretsch guitars 1939 to 1965 from 1939 to 1965, gretsch serial numbers are sequential, but the manner and placement of the serial numbers on. Memorabilia dating it to dating ludwig drum 1 14 deep x 24 diameter serial number and the world's largest drumhead company oct 04 2016 today on thousands of borchardt and ssc with many years in serial number. Dating back to 1912, gretsch first introduced hardware with modest features and function ability and since then, (dating back over 100 years), gretsch enthusiasts were always interested in pairing their gretsch kits with gretsch hardware. Maxwell vintage drums has a variety of vintage snare drums and snares from different drum companies we sell slingerland vintage snare drums and slingerland drums from every era each of our slingerland drums is ready for your collection or for your live playing schedule thank you for looking at our vintage slingerland snare drums steve maxwell vintage and custom drums gretsch.
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There is a family background section, complete business history, endorser section, and a dating guide, which includes all catalogued gretsch snare drums and outfits over the entire 130-year history of the company. Gretsch is an old family company dating back to 1883 i believe when you buy a gretsch instrument you are buying some history, same as a martin guitar or a harley davidson in the years to come they will hold their value and be highly collectable. During the 1920’s and 1930’s, decorative engraving was often added to top and bottom snare drum hoops company names and model names were also stamped or engraved into the brass hoops around 1933-34, slingerland introduced its version of the super-sensitive mechanism with the duall model. Until now, dating of ludwig standards represented another gap in the information available to the vintage drum enthusiast as of december 10, 2013, 472 drums are recorded, with 75 reliable reports of drums with both serial numbers and date stamps, there are 20 drums with serial numbers and labels with date codes.
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Ludwig snare drums are the most toured and recorded snare drum in the world and with good reason from the smooth round perfection of the bearing edge to the precision form of the snare bed, ludwig snare drums are in a league of their own. Gretsch / 'birdland' round badge 16 snare / cadillac green / mid - in the opinion of noted vintage drum expert, steve maxwell of chicago, this is the rarest and possibly the most desirable of all gretsch kits. The gretsch drum book by rob cook in collaboration with john sheridan is a complete business history of the gretsch drum company and dating guide for gretsch drums. The drum has a combination of gretsch, ludwig & w & a hardware 16 gretsch small lugs, ludwig p83 throwoff, w & a butt end & muffler this is a rare drum in 100% original, near mint, collectible condi.