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Old 01-13-2021, 01:44 PM
ssoccer ssoccer is offline
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Default Ludwig 1930's Rope Tension Drum ?

This drum is a bit of a mystery to me and I hope you experts can help me figure it out. I hope the pictures transmitted. If not, I will try again with a follow-on post. Based on the untampered badge, this would appear to be a 1930's marching drum 15x10" in size. But I cannot find any rope tension snare drums of this sort in 1930's catalogues. There is as you see no rim hardware for the ropes, only drilled holes. At first I thought it might be a 1940's war era drum, but the badge would indicate otherwise. Any thoughts please?
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Old 01-13-2021, 01:56 PM
O-Lugs O-Lugs is offline
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Default Re: Ludwig 1930's Rope Tension Drum ?

My thought is that the drum was probably made specifically for the army and that's why it's not in the old catalogs....? In other words, it wasn't offered to the public. I dunno...
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