**SOLD** 1970 Ludwig Acrolite, Brushed Aluminum shell, Blank B/O

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Up for sale is my Oct. 5, 1970 Ludwig Acrolite. I believe it to be 100% original (less new heads and snare wires). Its unique features are its lovely brushed aluminum shell (very unusual for late 1970) and the no-serial B/O badge. Per Richard E. Gier's book "Serial Number Dating Guide for Vintage Ludwig Drums", only 43 exist from 1970. Aside from a few very light surface scratches, it's a looker. No dents, no pitting, no rust: it's been very well cared for.
One note: the original snare tension knob does have a slight bend in it. It's unnoticeable at low snare tension, but it does increase as tension increases. Still totally functional, but important to mention. I'm sure it can be straightened on a vise, but I've never taken the drum apart.

I was thinking $270 shipped (lower 48, please). Let me know if you're interested.

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