This Ludwig Jazz Festival 5 x 14 sparkling red pearl wood snare drum is in excellent condition. The sparkling red pearl laminate finish has light general wear, and the interior of the shell has a whitewash finish. The date stamp on the inside of the drum reads “June 28th, 1965” in red ink. It has a Blue and Olive badge that is in excellent condition. The muffler works well with a good felt. Both hoops have very light general wear. It comes in the original vintage Ludwig case that has medium wear. No stand is included.
Badge Type: Keystone.
Badge Condition: Excellent.
Material/Finish: Laminate over wood with a whitewash interior. Sparkling red pearl is the official color from vintage Ludwig catalogs.
Wood Shell Condition: Very light general wear. There is a date stamp inside the drum that says “June 28th, 1965” in red ink.
Snare Throw: P83 Snare throw works well.
Snare Wires: Original.
Muffler: Baseball bat style and functions well with a good felt.
Heads: The batter side head is new. The snare side head is a vintage Ludwig head in good used condition.
Lugs: 8 Bowtie lugs. We do not guarantee that all lug screws are original.
Hoop Condition: Very light general wear.
Player Wear: Very light general wear (minor if any surface imperfections).
Case: The original vintage Ludwig case is included with medium general wear.
The Stand: No stand is included.
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