1930-35 LUDWIG & LUDWIG STREAKED OPAL PEARL FAMILY

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Hi,
First off I hope all of you are doing well during this Corona craziness. Although I am home...the hobby continues.

Here is a family of Streaked Opal Pearl Ludwig snare drums in various models. I got these a while ago so it’s time for an article and photos.

1930-35 LUDWIG & LUDWIG 5 x 14 STREAKED OPAL PEARL SUPER-SENSITIVE MODEL
1930 LUDWIG & LUDWIG 5 x 14 STREAKED OPAL PEARL NEW ERA-SENSITIVE MODEL
1930-35 LUDWIG & LUDWIG 5 x 14 STREAKED OPAL STANDARD MODEL
1930-35 LUDWIG & LUDWIG 6.5 x 14 STREAKED OPAL STANDARD MODEL

SOME NOTES:

1. Ludwig & Ludwig Streaked Opal Pearl was introduced in 1930 and lasted until 1935.
2. I used 1930 as a start date on my drums because that was the data I found in Rob Cook’s Drum Colors The Rebeats Color Swatch Book.
3. I used 1930 only for the New Era-Sensitive for two reasons: 1. New Era-Sensitive Models were introduced in 1929 with the engraved “New Era-Sensitive” on the top rim whereas it is generally considered that the stamped “New Era-Sensitive” is 1930. 2.This model was only around from 1929-30.
4. Streaked Opal Pearl on any 5 x 14 Standard Model is a pretty rare finish as it is but on a New Era-Sensitive, a Super-Sensitive and a 6.5 x 14 Standard I put it as extremely rare.
Now excuse me while I go wash my hands...again.

Enjoy!

Mike Curotto
 

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Too cool.
At first glance I thought it was Top Hat and Cane because of the colors.

What's the finish like up close, in-person? Is it WMP pattern?
 

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Hi,
First off I hope all of you are doing well during this Corona craziness. Although I am home...the hobby continues.

Here is a family of Streaked Opal Pearl Ludwig snare drums in various models. I got these a while ago so it’s time for an article and photos.

1930-35 LUDWIG & LUDWIG 5 x 14 STREAKED OPAL PEARL SUPER-SENSITIVE MODEL
1930 LUDWIG & LUDWIG 5 x 14 STREAKED OPAL PEARL NEW ERA-SENSITIVE MODEL
1930-35 LUDWIG & LUDWIG 5 x 14 STREAKED OPAL STANDARD MODEL
1930-35 LUDWIG & LUDWIG 6.5 x 14 STREAKED OPAL STANDARD MODEL

SOME NOTES:

1. Ludwig & Ludwig Streaked Opal Pearl was introduced in 1930 and lasted until 1935.
2. I used 1930 as a start date on my drums because that was the data I found in Rob Cook’s Drum Colors The Rebeats Color Swatch Book.
3. I used 1930 only for the New Era-Sensitive for two reasons: 1. New Era-Sensitive Models were introduced in 1929 with the engraved “New Era-Sensitive” on the top rim whereas it is generally considered that the stamped “New Era-Sensitive” is 1930. 2.This model was only around from 1929-30.
4. Streaked Opal Pearl on any 5 x 14 Standard Model is a pretty rare finish as it is but on a New Era-Sensitive, a Super-Sensitive and a 6.5 x 14 Standard I put it as extremely rare.
Now excuse me while I go wash my hands...again.

Enjoy!

Mike Curotto
Hi Mike , are any of these drums painted white on the inside?
 

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Lordy! I must dub thee "King Curotto!"
Those are just too cool.
 
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