Ludwig jazette .... here in Ottawa .... !!

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I agree. One assumes the seller can read a ruler but a 3 ply 12" tom should have the smaller lugs.
 

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The link works for me, but since the kijiji ad will eventually go away...

Early 1970s Ludwig 3 ply, clear maple interior Jazzette kit with 12” rack tom, 14” floor tom, and rare 18” x 12” bass drum.
Price is $1600 FIRM.

(I presume CAD1600 since it is an Ottawa Ad)

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...and I certainly no longer presume sellers can read a ruler, use a scale, or count plies. There is too much contradictory evidence. :glasses8:
 

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Have you got a link to the eBay auction Joe? I don't see it on a quick eBay search (current or completed).
 
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nope I got the pics from the Kijiji
only posted mine because came out a lil larger, (otherwise I would have erased them))

(they do have an ebayish address tho don't they..
 
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nope I got the pics from the Kijiji
only posted mine because came out a lil larger, (otherwise I would have erased them))

(they do have an ebayish address tho don't they..
Now I'm wondering about a scam. Or (being cheritable) a quick buy and flip?

That URL is the seller on kijiji using photos stored on Bay, but there doesn't seem to be a corresponding ad nor a completed one within the last two months. I know that the images don't get removed promptly after a few months, but open links to them do. Smells fishy.
 
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nope I got the pics from the Kijiji
only posted mine because came out a lil larger, (otherwise I would have erased them))

(they do have an ebayish address tho don't they..
The Kijiji (our Canadian CL) logo looks like the eBay logo precisely because they were acquired/are owned by eBay.
 

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The Kijiji (our Canadian CL) logo looks like the eBay logo precisely because they were acquired/are owned by eBay.
I'm talking about a URL image pointing into eBay servers, not something on the surface like a logo. But if eBay bought Kijiji then that removes the worry about a scam reusing photos.
 

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OttowaDG, that would be a record-setting walk if it were me!
Like Donovan Bailey speed-walking pace!

But the 12" tom does seem weird with those massive lugs.......could it be a 13/16/18?
 

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Center mounted rail is a bit out of the norm?.............well at least I thought it was............since corrected.
 
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Center mounted rail is a bit out of the norm.
Do you mean that center mounted rail is not quite positioned correctly for a Jazzettte bass? It looks like the standard position for those to my eyes. Mine is 1969/70 and also has the small Classic lugs.

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I have very occasionally seem an 18" Ludwig bass which has the rail mount off center as if it were a 20" or 22" bass.

But the 12" tom does seem weird with those massive lugs.......could it be a 13/16/18?
Yes the small Classic lugs are usually found on the 12" tom but there are some from a few years later in the 1970s which have the large Classic lugs on the 12" tom. This is black one which is reputed to have been a Roy Haynes owned kit.

(pics coming if can find them on an old disk drive 3 computers ago -- no luck so far)

As to size of the tom on that one, I put my 12" on top of my 14" and the gap around the edge looked close enough to what I see in the photo on Kijiji, so I think it might be a 12" not a 13". When I put a 13" tom on my 14" the rims touch. If you have a 12" a 13" and a 14" you can try it yourself and will probably be convinced it is a 12" as I am.
 
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Center mounted rail is a bit out of the norm.
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and I want a 10,000 word essay on the 71-1 Ludwig catalog on my desk by Monday morning,.
 

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Do you mean that center mounted rail is not quite positioned correctly for a Jazzettte bass? It looks like the standard position for those to my eyes. Mine is 1969/70 and also has the small Classic lugs.

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I have very occasionally seem an 18" Ludwig bass which has the rail mount off center as if it were a 20" or 22" bass.



Yes the small Classic lugs are usually found on the 12" tom but there are some from a few years later in the 1970s which have the large Classic lugs on the 12" tom. This is black one which is reputed to have been a Roy Haynes owned kit.

(pics coming if can find them on an old disk drive 3 computers ago -- no luck so far)

As to size of the tom on that one, I put my 12" on top of my 14" and the gap around the edge looked close enough to what I see in the photo on Kijiji, so I think it might be a 12" not a 13". When I put a 13" tom on my 14" the rims touch. If you have a 12" a 13" and a 14" you can try it yourself and will probably be convinced it is a 12" as I am.
Like I said a 70s 3ply 12" tom SHOULD have the small lugs. Later in the 6 ply era they did use the bigger lugs on 12" drums (as they had much earlier in the late 40s). But I noticed the spacing of the two toms as well and agree that that likely is a 12 after all, albeit an oddball for the time. Ahhhh, vintage Ludwigs, the most consistent thing about them may be their inconsistencies.
 


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