Post your Rarest Snare!!

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That snare is just awesome! A rare bird indeed!


Powertone said:
This would probably be one of my harder to find pieces. A little J.T. creativity?

 

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JDZ said:
I had never noticed this. Check out that low profile tom mounted on the second bass from the left. The lugs are about touching. I dare you to find that one!Dave
I'd like to find that shallow tomtom sitting on the 16" bass drum to the far right!
 

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The rarest snare I've ever owned was a 1958 WFL Super Ludwig, which was the
predecessor to the Supra-Phonic.

I sold this snare to a collector in Australia, who also had another one like it but in solid brass (no chrome plate).

I was warned I feel remorse after selling it, but it fetched $1,800.

Billster
 

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Missed the instructions. Here's the pics.

First two are a '68 Rogers Dynasonic and a '68 Rogers Blue Strata Pearl Lexor. The bottom two asr a '95 DW Edge in birdseye maple and an '83 Yamaha COS Recording Custom:





 

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I can't really hang in this thread, but I figured what the heck?

Here's my '64-ish (I think?) OBP Downbeat:

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Billster said:
The rarest snare I've ever owned was a 1958 WFL Super Ludwig, which was the
predecessor to the Supra-Phonic.

I sold this snare to a collector in Australia, who also had another one like it but in solid brass (no chrome plate).

I was warned I feel remorse after selling it, but it fetched $1,800.

Billster
those are extremely hard to find. but..........there is one on ebay right now. its killing me. not gonna happen out of my wallet though. i'm snared out right now! 1250 buy it now or best offer....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Ludwig-WFL-Chrome-over-Brass-Supraphonic-good-Condition-Sounds-GREAT-/130959637623?pt=Vintgae_Drums_Percussion&hash=item1e7dcd7c77

mike
 

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Nice OBP downbeat. I have a "shell" of the same drum with the lugs. No hoops, throw, etc... One of these days I will assemble a complete drum. Love the size!
 

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Still looking for any info about this one. There's a chance it may be the only one (serial #1) until another surfaces, or info is found about the maker (Eylers).
 

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mlayton said:
The rarest snare I've ever owned was a 1958 WFL Super Ludwig, which was the
predecessor to the Supra-Phonic.

I sold this snare to a collector in Australia, who also had another one like it but in solid brass (no chrome plate).

I was warned I feel remorse after selling it, but it fetched $1,800.

Billster
those are extremely hard to find. but..........there is one on ebay right now. its killing me. not gonna happen out of my wallet though. i'm snared out right now! ?.....marko1250 buy it now or best offer....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Ludwig-WFL-Chrome-over-Brass-Supraphonic-good-Condition-Sounds-GREAT-/130959637623?pt=Vintgae_Drums_Percussion&hash=item1e7dcd7c77

mike
Mike, are these rare because they should have a transition badge ('58, '59)?.......marko
 

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Powertone said:
This would probably be one of my harder to find pieces. A little J.T. creativity?

Omigod. Makes me weak in the knees. You're killin' me Powertone. But what else is new? :)
 

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I posted 3 years ago, here it is again. One of three that I know of but there's gotta be more out there than just three! Even so it's a rare one and it took me a number of years to finally acquire this one in a trade.

It's the 6.5x14 in faded gold sparkle. The drum sitting next to it is just as rare as George Way Tuxedo snare drums just never pop up for sale.



 

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This is pretty rare. 1929 Ludwig & Ludwig solid maple Standard model finished in Marble Pearl. This finish was only shown in the 1928 and 1929 catalogs and then disappears by the time the next catalog was released in 1932.
 

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Greetings all:

I will post an "old and new" rare snares.

Drum 1/old: a Ludwig silver anniversary super brass black enamel black beauty 6.5x14;

Drum 2/new: a classic maple super sensitive psych red glass glitter, tube lug, cast hoop 5x14.

Enjoy!
Paul
 

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What's the difference between a "Super Ludwig" and a "Super Sensitive"?
 

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Pontiac Rich said:
What's the difference between a "Super Ludwig" and a "Super Sensitive"?
In the 1920's and 30's a "Super-Ludwig" was similar to a 1960's-70's parallel snare mechanism. A "Super-Sensitive" had two sets of snare wires, with one being under the top head. The bottom snare system on a "Super-Sensitive" is the same as on a Super-Ludwig". Below is a Standard-Sensitive followed by a Super-Ludwig. The Standard-Sensitive is similar to a Super-Sensitive except it has a regular, non-adjustable bottom snare system. I don't have a photo of a Super-Sensitive, I'm afraid.
 

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