1. stewy

    1973 - 1975 Ludwig Blue/Olive Badge Serial Numbers - Dating Guide?

    Hi all, I never really thought twice about this, and just a quick search I didn't see this covered anywhere. On the Ludwig site - It shows: 1969 765XXX – 834XXX 1970 (Out of sequence, unnumbered) 1971 835XXX – 895XXX 1972 896XXX –...
  2. 2and4

    SOLD Gretsch Square Badge 8 x 12

    Hey y'all, I have a (guessing) late '80's early '90's 8 x 12 Gretsch tom I'm looking to pass on. I got it under the impression that it was Red Rosewood when I bought it, and when I received it I found that it wasn't. I'm not sure what color category it falls under, but I'm thinking it is a...
  3. digovii

    New to me - 70's Gretsch

    I picked up this lovely 70's Gretsch 13/16/22 kit the other week and have not stopped playing it since. These shells sound excellent! It has some really cool fade to it that I think adds to the character.
  4. bconrad

    Gretsch Drums G3 Hardware Pack, 2 cymbals stands, hi hat and snare

    Good setup here. In great condition, hardly used. I slop-chopped the hihat stand's top tube to lower it by about an inch, but it's still plenty tall. Asking $199 plus shipping.
  5. H

    Recently got my hands on an early/mid 1980's Gretsch kit.

    A couple months ago, I acquired an older Gretsch kit from a mutual friend who needed to downsize. I was the beneficiary of that need and was able to make an arrangement with said friend to take the kit off his hands for a deep discount. It had spent about 15 years in cases and when we started...
  6. digovii

    New Gretsch Brooklyn's - Wow!

    Picked up a set of Brooklyn's from Maxwell's in IL this weekend and wow. I am have always been a die-hard Ludwig guy but these sound incredible! I threw some Vintage Ambassadors on the batters and these drums have such a great body and warmth to them while also maintaining great projection. A...
  7. S

    WTB Gretsch round badge bass drum badge and grommet

    On the hunt for a gretsch round badge bass drum grommet and badge. Please reach out if you have one for sale.
  8. bconrad


    Asking 200 shipped in the lower-48. Will consider trades for Yamaha hardware, other snares, Sabian cymbals.
  9. cgrutledge

    22x14 or 24x14 shell for Gretsch kit

    I have a 24x16, 13x9, 16x16 gretsch renown maple red glass glitter kit i have loved. But I’m ready to switch things up and get into my favorite bass drum sizing and possibly rewrap. If you have anything i may be interested in please let me know!
  10. B

    Lots of Vintage Drum Parts, Drums and Cymbals for Sale.

    Hey guys, Just letting you know I am selling my vintage drum collection. I have several awesome kits and tons of parts for sell. I have created a YouTube channel to help me sell these items. I will be uploading new videos every week that feature lots of hard to find vintage drum parts as well as...
  11. G

    Gretsch Renown 5 pc 12/13/16/22/14 Rosewood Lacquer

    $950 - Motivated seller Sizes: 22x18 virgin bass, 12x8 tom, 13x9 tom, 16x16 flr tom, 14x5.5 matching snare. Pewter square badges are rare, and although hard to identify, everything about this kit indicates it was an early limited series for a Renown line out of Taiwan, approx yr. 2000...
  12. F

    Professional snares and cymbals

    Some great snares and cymbals I am parting with listed on Reverb.
  13. inaglasscage

    Gretsch Rosewood Kit 80's

    New user here trying to find out more info on a kit I just purchased. This is a USA Custom Rosewood kit from the eighties I scored last month but I have yet to receive any information as to the exact year. Sizes are 10, 12, 14, 16, 20. I've included a photo of the serial number and model number...
  14. F

    Gretsch and Ludwig snare drums

    Brand new Gretsch custom rosewood gloss 20 lug 6.5x14. Micro sensitive strainer. Canopus leather washers added. Includes Gretsch deluxe logo bag. $700 Modern Ludwig 5x14 chrome over brass snare. Upgraded with chrome over brass hoops; Canopus leather washers; Canopus snare wires; Canopus snare...
  15. D

    DW, Noble Cooley, Pearl and Gretsch snares for sale - all mint

    hello folks MINT condition for all 4 of these recent snares - some with bundles: Noble Cooley, Solid walnut 5x14" - Rare DW Collector's 12x5 Black Oyster Pearl...
  16. D

    Someone can help me identify this drum?

    Someone know what kind of year and line of this Gretsch? It's a Custom? From wich year? Value? Thanks !
  17. bongomania

    Differences between G stop sign and later round badge drums?

    Are there any structural, material, or other real differences between say a 60’s RB and a 70’s SSB?
  18. ScottGunshore

    SOLD: Gretsch Broadkaster 3pc Bop, Vintage Build, Anniversary Sparkle

    SOLD 18-14-12 configuration with the vintage build out. Finished in Anniversary Sparkle this instrument sings and is inspiring to play. Features the classic 3 ply shell with reverse round over edges and 302 hoops. 14x18 bass drum: Pratt muffler on reso, vintage spurs, rail console, and...
  19. M

    WTB (8) 85mm or 80mm Tension Rods

    I’m restoring a Gretsch Energy drum set and I am missing 8 bass drum T-rods. They are 85mm, which I can not find for sale anywhere. If anyone has any new or used T-rods that are 85mm or close to it, or know of a place that carries them, please let me know. Thanks!
  20. D

    Looking for 1 Gretsch roundbadge leg

    On the hunt for a Gretsch leg from roundbadge era for a progressive jazz kit. I actually need one but I’m open to buying a set as I expected that’s what I’d out there! This would be the style the very slightly flares out at the bottom for a 14 inch floor. PayPal ready. Thanks!