Ludwig dating drums badge
I only put them in one location to make it easier for people to get the information.
Here is the dating guide for 60's and 70's Ludwig Drums.
SO WOULD YOU GUYS SAY THESE ARE A EARLIER MAPLE KIT ? THANKS GUYS,, I KNOW THEY ARE A GOOD LINE JUST NOT SURE WHICH ONES AS YOU CANT FIND ANYTHING FROM THE SERIAL NUMBERS,,, translated, or close; In my drums 13 and 14 "are also on the two badges, interesting, In what year were the drums released?
Here are some references you can use to date by serial number.
The web site link is available so feel free to visit their web sites and learn more.
I think they did the two badges so the badge could face out on either side of a mount.
My '07 kit had 2 badges on the toms, but I got a couple drums in 2011 and they had one again.
We can pretty acurately date Ludwig drums and Ludwig serial numbers are a big help, but not an exact science.