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Old 07-16-2017, 12:28 AM
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Default Re: Oct 30, 2008 - 1918 Ludwig Catalog Snares and Sets

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Originally Posted by johncgg View Post
I know this is an old thread, but I am trying to date a drum I just bought at the 2017 Chicago Drum show. It is a 2 piece shell, and has Pat Pending on the strainer. The only stamp is Ludwig & Ludwig Chicago on the batter rim. Would the "Pat. Pending" date the drum? It looks like there were badges on the "newer" ones in the '20's. I am thinking 1918. I'll attach some pictures. Thanks in advance. JC
I've got the same drum, same size and lug configuration. A few years back I did some research and also came up with 1918 on mine as well.
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