Value of Vintage Ludwig Hercules cymbal stand?

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Can anyone give me an idea of the current approximate value of a Ludwig Hercules cymbal stand with all knobs intact and basically rust free? I would say good to excellent condition. Thank you.
 

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Either way, they are really nice stands. They are strong and I think, very stylish looking.
 

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$50 each would probably be about right for all four in a deal.

Are they Hercules or Atlas? There seems to be a lot of confusion as to what is what on these.

The one on the left is an Atlas and on the right a Hercules.

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The upper 2 tubes are different but the base is the same. The Hercules has a larger diameter upper tube and a larger tilter ratchet.

Both probably are worth about the same amount. The older Atlas might be worth a smidge more. Both will do the same job well enough, just make sure you know what you're buying.
 

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$50 each would probably be about right for all four in a deal.

Are they Hercules or Atlas? There seems to be a lot of confusion as to what is what on these.

The one on the left is an Atlas and on the right a Hercules.

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The upper 2 tubes are different but the base is the same. The Hercules has a larger diameter upper tube and a larger tilter ratchet.

Both probably are worth about the same amount. The older Atlas might be worth a smidge more. Both will do the same job well enough, just make sure you know what you're buying.
They are advertised as Hercules. Thank you for your input.
 

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Well these stands were a bust....does anyone have 4 matching cymbal stands they want to sell?
 

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$50 each would probably be about right for all four in a deal.

Are they Hercules or Atlas? There seems to be a lot of confusion as to what is what on these.

The one on the left is an Atlas and on the right a Hercules.

View attachment 501105

The upper 2 tubes are different but the base is the same. The Hercules has a larger diameter upper tube and a larger tilter ratchet.

Both probably are worth about the same amount. The older Atlas might be worth a smidge more. Both will do the same job well enough, just make sure you know what you're buying.
Before those was the Atlas stand with single brace base and metal not plastic “tighteners”, then after the ones in the pic were the infamous Hercules with the tube legs plus the round hard plastic feet....that slid all over the place......
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Before those was the Atlas stand with single brace base and metal not plastic “tighteners”, then after the ones in the pic were the infamous Hercules with the tube legs plus the round hard plastic feet....that slid all over the place......
bt
The tubular leg stands first came out in late 1975 with those swivel feet which lasted a bit over a year before being replaced with the chunky rubber feet. However these were all still marketed as "Atlas" model stands. The Hercules models were introduced in the '80 catalog.
 


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