Made of brass, these drums featured hand-engraved ornamentation and came in a variety of coloured enamel choices. Most ostentatious was a gold-plated option dubbed the Triumphal model. Ultimately though, the black model proved to be most popular. Information on how long they were in production for is difficult to obtain, but Ludwig was still making them in the s. This was apparently a cost decision. BBs were not to appear in Ludwig catalogues again until , this time with bronze shells. I purchased my BB a few years ago from an eBay seller who, as far as I know, had owned it from new.

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The Centennial Drums are designed for semi-professionals and professionals who are looking for a reliable set for the road. The maple shells deliver a sound that is perfect for live performances. The three drum shells consist of three layers of North American maple, each surr

The 14x Ludwig Black Beauty Snare Drum (LB) has a mm brass shell constructed of a single sheet of brass that is machine drawn and spun into a.

Your question may be answered by sellers, manufacturers, or customers who purchased this item, who are all part of the Amazon community. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Please enter a question. The Ludwig Black Beauty snare drum is considered one of the most desirable drums ever made. The seamless, one piece brass beaded shell provides the legendary balanced metallic-yet-warm sound and ease of tuning that this classic drum is famous for, while the Supra-Phonic snares and classic P snare throw-off provide the unmatched sensitivity professionals demand.

The antique black anodized shell, chrome hardware, and imperial lugs make the Black Beauty strikingly beautiful. Skip to main content. Arrives: Sep 3 – 9. Only 1 left in stock – order soon. Add to Cart.

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Order by:. Available to:. Ludwig 6. Model LBKT. This drum is in perfect. Mint, as new condition. This drum was on The top head has maybe 5 or 6 stick hits. Barely noticable. It is as new. No disappointments here. I received it as a gift and already have a Ludwig Black Beauty as well as 9 other snares and I just don’t need it.

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This is one of the most iconic and legendary drums of all time. The Black Beauty series snare drums make a striking statement with their sound and their appearance. Smooth-shelled drum features classic imperial lugs and Supra-Phonic snares.

SOLD – (See 5×14 model) This rare and collectible vintage Ludwig Black Beauty snare drum features a x14 flower engraved heavy brass shell, brass clips.

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The drums pictured below fall into several different categories. The instruments listed at the very top of the page are the ones I use most frequently for orchestral playing. Some of these instruments are antiques and some of these are modern instruments.

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Black Beauty Hammered Brass Shell with Imperial Lugs Ludwig Drums is a US manufacturer of percussion instruments, established in by William F.

To celebrate and commemorate, this most respected snare drum returns, bringing along many of those original features, such as the 8-lug configuration, brass tube lugs, and single-flanged hoops; and this one includes a special anniversary model snare bag. Ludwig snare drums have been the industry standard going way back to That tradition and quality pushes on today even better than ever with a sound that can only be Ludwig. Pick any hit song from the 60’s through today – chances are better than good you’re hearing a Ludwig Snare Drum.

Ludwig Snare Drums are the most toured and recorded snare drum in the world – and with good reason. From the smooth round perfection of the bearing edge to the precision form of the snare bed, Ludwig Snare Drums are in a league of their own. Ludwig snare drums have been the industry standard since , and still are. Pick any hit song from the 60’s through today – chances are good you’re hearing a Ludwig Snare Drum – That Ludwig tradition and quality continues on today with a sound that’s better than ever!

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Ludwig Black Beauty 6.5×14 Supraphonic Snare Drum (LB417)