ASBA 14 x 5 Steel Snare 1970's drum kit ASBA ASBA 14 x 5 Steel Snare 1970's drum kit ASBA
ASBA ASBA 14 x 5 Steel Snare 1970's $599.99
ASBA 14 x 5 Steel Snare 1970's MAde in France. A rare find ASBA steel snare in complete original shape. Rolled steel shell with 10 lugs, die cast hoops, internal damper and Gretsch like Key holder with key. Overall excellent shape with some pitting and chrome flaking on hoops. one extra hole inside shell behind a lug, not sure if it is factory or not.  A great drum for any snare collection!
Custom Cymbal Crates for Storage drum kit Dave's Drum Shop Custom Cymbal Crates for Storage drum kit Dave's Drum Shop
Dave's Drum Shop Custom Cymbal Crates for St... $119.99
Custom Cymbal Crates for Storage Locally made cymbal storage boxes made out of 2x4 and/or 2x6 lumber and stained in a walnut. A great way to keep your valuable cymbals organized and off of the floor. These are custom made and take about two weeks from time of order. boxes are made to fit up to 22" with small casters and are individually made to order. Handles are an optional item. If you have any specific size requests let us know and we can try to accommodate. These items are for local sales at this time and not a shippable product.    
Fibes Crystalite Tom 13 x 9 in Smoke drum kit Fibes Fibes Crystalite Tom 13 x 9 in Smoke drum kit Fibes
Fibes Fibes Crystalite Tom 13 x 9... $299.99
Fibes Crystalite Tom 13 x 9 in Smoke Martin Nazareth Pennsylvania era drum. Good used players condition drum with no cracks. Shell has some scuffs and scratches.  tom 
Gretsch Burgundy Sparkle Round Badge Set 13/13/16/20 drum kit Gretsch Gretsch Burgundy Sparkle Round Badge Set 13/13/16/20 drum kit Gretsch
Gretsch Gretsch Burgundy Sparkle Ro... $2,500.00
Gretsch Burgundy Sparkle Round Badge Set A classic finish on these 1960's Round Badge Gretsch drums. 20 x 14 bass drum, 16" floor tom and two 13 x 9. The drums have had a Ludwig double tom mount added to bass drum and matching Ludwig mounts on toms. Bass drum has rail mount holes in two places. Inside of bass drum was painted white at one point. One hoop on bass drum is not original. The drums previous owner played has Aquarian mod vintage heads installed in great shape one 13" tom was not used and has older heads, heads are typically tight on these shells. A box of parts has the internal muffler mechanisms and the Pratt Bass drum muffler.     
Gretsch Cocktail Drum Set 1960s Blue (PX4183) drum kit Gretsch Gretsch Cocktail Drum Set 1960s Blue (PX4183) drum kit Gretsch
Gretsch Gretsch Cocktail Drum Set 1... $1,699.99
Gretsch Cocktail Drum Set 1960s Blue (PX4183) Excellent condition for it's age with cymbal arm and "Alegian" splash, correct Gretsch pedal with mounting hardware.  Internal snare wires look to be replaced. the tom mounting plate looks like it was moved to two other places on the drum so extra holes for the side plate on the top of the drum. Original top heads on main drum and small tom. 
Gretsch Harlequin 3pc Set drum kit Gretsch Gretsch Harlequin 3pc Set drum kit Gretsch
Gretsch Gretsch Harlequin 3pc Set L... $3,499.99
Gretsch Harlequin 3pc Set Late 50's AN excellent example of a rare Harlequin Gretsch set from late 50's Includes the rare 13" tom. Bass drum has original calf heads.  This set was catalogued as a starter two piece in a painted two tone red and black finish. Includes Gretsch Floating Action Pedal, clamp on spurs and cymbal holder.  Drums are 6 ply shells with silver sealer, tom and snare have die cast hoops. 
Leedy Broadway Duco 1939 14 x 6.5 drum kit Leedy Leedy Broadway Duco 1939 14 x 6.5 drum kit Leedy
Leedy Leedy Broadway Duco 1939 14... $999.99
Leedy Broadway Duco 1939 14 x 6.5 Model No. 48 Broadway Standard This is a very nice almost completely original Leedy Broadway Standard snare in Black and Gold Lacquer  with nickel hardware.  Heads and snare wires are not original, missing a couple of tension rod washers.  Typical wear for the age. Nice patina n the nickel typical surface rust on the tension rods etc but does not impede the operation. Throw off is solid and operates very well.  
Leedy Broadway Parallel 1930's 14 x 6.5 consignment drums Leedy Leedy Broadway Parallel 1930's 14 x 6.5 consignment drums Leedy
Leedy Leedy Broadway Parallel 193... $1,599.99
Leedy Broadway Parallel 1930's 14 x 6.5 Very nice condition 30s White Pearl Leedy Broadway Parallel drum. Drum has been cleaned and restored by the owner with great care even down to making the imitation gut snares. Drum has square head tension rods. Snare throw off is tight and operates very well. The drum appears all original other than wires and heads. Chrome plating is nice and the white pearl is nicely aged.  This drum is 80 plus years old   
Ludwig 1939 Pioneer Snare Drum 14 x 6.5 reverb Ludwig Ludwig 1939 Pioneer Snare Drum 14 x 6.5 reverb Ludwig
Ludwig Ludwig 1939 Pioneer Snare D... $899.00
Ludwig 1939 Pioneer Snare Drum 14 x 6.5 Snare Model No.48 factory Maple hoops on Mahogany shell. Great used condition with typical wear for the age. Great dry tone.  We don't see 80+ year old drums in here very often that are still playable. Modern heads installed  
Ludwig 1960s Ludwig 1960s
Ludwig Ludwig 1960s "Ginger Ale" 3... $2,299.00
Ludwig 1960s "Ginger Ale" 3 Pc Set 20/12/16 This is a mixed set of Ludwig 60s 3 ply drums. Bass drum and floor tom are 65 (Floor tom is date stamped 1965) The 12" is later clear maple interior date stamped 1968.  No extra holes, rail conslotte, spurs, tom mounts and dampers are in place. Slide out cymbal mount on bass drum may or may not be original. Tension rods and hoops may not be original.  A great sounding players kit in a "ginger ale" or faded silver sarkle. The 12" is lighter than the 16" and 20" the pictures show a slightly better match than in person.  Drums have good used heads. Perfect gigging or studio set.
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Ludwig 1967 Classic 4pc Sky Blue Pearl Ludwig 1967 Classic 4pc Sky Blue Pearl
Ludwig Ludwig 1967 Classic 4pc Sky... $2,999.99
Ludwig 1967 Classic 4pc Sky Blue Pearl A very nice example of a Classic Ludwig kit. Excellent shape for the age. Sky Blue has yellowed slightly and evenly. Set includes the Supraphonic that shipped with the kit.  Rail consilette functions well with typical wear in the nuts. Light pitting on some chrome to be expected. Bass drum hoops are very nice with little damage that is typically seen on these drums. White interiors are very bright. Baseball bat mufflers installed on the toms and snare. The snare hs minor pitting but nothing serious, Bass lgo head is original. Toms have original (worn) reso heads. This is a two owner set.
Ludwig Cam Slide for Super-Sensitive Strainer (P1160A) drum kit Ludwig
Ludwig Ludwig Cam Slide for Super-... $10.00
Ludwig Cam Slide for Super-Sensitive Strainer

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