This is a Ludwig Jazz Festival 5 x 14 Sparkling Red Pearl Wood Snare Drum 1965 Serial #157573.
Keystone Badge. The color on this drum really pops and it has a classic Ludwig snap.
Badge Type: Keystone.
Badge Condition: Excellent.
Material/Finish: Laminate over wood with white wash interior.
Sparkling red pearl is the official color from vintage Ludwig catalogs.
Wood Shell Condition: Very light general wear.
Snare Throw: P83 Snare throw that works well.
Snare Wires: Original.
Muffler: Baseball bat style and functions well with good felt.
Heads: The batter head is new. The vintage Ludwig snare side head is in good used condition.
Lugs: 8 Bowtie lugs. We do not guarantee that all lug screws are original.
Hoop Condition (Wear/Pitting/Flaking or Rust): Very light general wear.
Player Wear: Very light general wear (minor if any surface imperfections).
Case: Original vintage Ludwig case with medium wear.
Additional Information: Date stamp inside drum says June 28th 1965 in red ink.
*Note: If the serial number begins with “isi” this means we were unable to locate or read the original serial number and therefore it was assigned an automatically generated serial number from our system.