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Forum: For Sale 12-21-2021, 08:11 PM
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Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: 1940's Drum Cymbals

Sent you a PM
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-27-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,579
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: Ringo's cymbals in new Get Back documentary

Figured I’d reach out to the number one Ringo historian about the kit and cymbals….. GaryA. “ You’ll find info on the kit by visiting my website. Ringo owned the kit and still does. Drum City...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-19-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 53,676
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

My apologies while not vintage I absolutely love my new Rogers Patrionyx kit and had to share. Only 21 of the snares and 21 kits made.
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-16-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,042
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: RIP Charlie Watts

Another iconic drummer passes. He was also an avid vintage and world drum collector! Sad but he was very influential. The very first song I ever played with other musicians behind a kit in a garage...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-16-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,213
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: WFL Barrett Deems Snare

A real beauty! Congrats on this great addition to your collection.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-31-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: Ludwig & Ludwig Top Hat snare... 80 years later

And one of the rarest
Beautiful kit
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-30-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By CTMichaelV
Ludwig & Ludwig Top Hat snare... 80 years later

The original Ludwig and Ludwig Top Hat model was a very limited-edition drum set initially made between 1940 and 1942. It was the absolute top of the line drum set available at the time and is...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-11-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,865
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: Re-stain or not?

IMHO some drums where the wrap is in such bad shape should be brought back to life and need to be redone but that is the owners decision. One of the more prominent VD collectors and drum...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 04-30-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,326
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: 1920s Leedy in Black Onyx

Unfortunately it is not for sale but I have lead on another that I may have available in about 1-2 months
Forum: For Sale 04-21-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By CTMichaelV
P85 repro strainer label

Ludwig P85 strainer repro labels
Nothing worse than having that vintage drum you just restored and the black and silver Ludwig sticker is missing or in terrible shape on the strainer.

Instead of...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-13-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,623
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: Chicago Drum Show 2021

V - Good luck with the show, hope your van travels back home much lighter . . unless of course your like me and when you sell one you then buy two. Laughing H
Agree with BEC. We all still need to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-04-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,913
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: This is the Display Your Rewrapped Vintage Drums Thread

Have salvaged a few snares that needed a new life and the wrap was too far gone. Most were for gifts for friends. Have a kit in line to work on. Love bringing them back to life
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-17-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: Reverb - in other carts

Does anyone find that when you surf an item a few times or "watch it" in Reverb that in about a week you get an e-mail that says someone made an offer on the item your watching and if you want it you...
Forum: For Sale 03-11-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: Very rare collection

I would reach out to Tim Northrup he has a drum museum in NY (just outside of Albany) he is always looking for kits just like this !
Forum: Wanted to Buy 02-26-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: Ludwig Rail Mount

Not exact but available on the bay
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-23-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: 1970 Ludwig faded silver sparkle. Any thoughts?

Hey Fx
Have you thought about wet sanding? I have seen great results on pearls, I would recommend looking online to see how people have done with sparkles. To me, looks like the clear coat has...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-29-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: Check this out WFL set on....

Saw it. Looks interesting... unfortunately no shipping as the bid price and all the extra hardware makes it a good deal even needing a lot of resto
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-27-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: Mystery Duplex Key

Looks like the ones for the small "clock key" style tension rods.
Forum: For Sale 01-26-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,837
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: 1942 to 1945 Ludwig Victory kit

Sorry SAZ I posted this about 4 years ago from a Craigslist post. Wasnt mine
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-18-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,372
Posted By CTMichaelV
1920s Ludwig & Ludwig Black Beauty

1920s 8-lug Black Beauty with the engraved Scroll pattern and knobby gold hardware
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-18-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,326
Posted By CTMichaelV
1920s Leedy in Black Onyx

1920s Leedy 5x14 in Black Onyx with knobby gold hardware
Acquired from the Stephen Hillman collection
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-18-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,591
Posted By CTMichaelV
1937 Ludwig Super Snare

1937 Ludwig Super Snare in Avalon Oyster wrap
May 1937 build. Not only beautiful but sounds amazing
Was able to acquire this from the Stephen Hillman collection
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-06-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By CTMichaelV
Re: 1920's Ludwig & Ludwig Black Beauty

Just picked it up a few weeks back. If you picked that one up it should clean up nicely.
I had one that was painted and in really bad shape that took a lot of work but I was able to bring it back...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-03-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By CTMichaelV
1920's Ludwig & Ludwig Black Beauty

Last but not least a 1920's Ludwig & Ludwig Black Beauty Engraved in the Scroll pattern. Will be keeping an eye out to pick us some tucked calf heads, hopefully period specific to bring this back to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-03-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By CTMichaelV
1920's Leedy Professional Model

Have had my eye on this one for a while. A 1920's Leedy Professional Model in Black Onyx. A bit of butterscotch color change to the wrap as expected for a 100 year old snare, but still pretty rare...
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