Here is the dating guide for 60's and 70's Ludwig Drums.This kit sure shimmers with a show room like polish. It definitely a kit you won't want to stop playing, or be too afraid to take out and show off. It has typical wear and tear, free of any structural issue, or modifications. consists of a 14” X 22”, a 22” bass drum, a 9” X 13” Tom Tom and 16” X 16” Floor Tom. Classic Champagne Sparkle finish ala Michael Shrieve wrapping early mahogany 3-ply shells. Great kit featuring early first generation clip mounts with twin rack toms, very common among configurations pre '65.It has all original shell hardware: rail mount, cymbal/tom bracket, spurs and mufflers. Very bold bottom end, with gritty mid-range “breathy-ness”. These early 3ply shells offer very bold bottom end, with gritty mid-range “breathy-ness”.The Ludwig Book is invaluable to me as a collector and I strongly suggest you consider buying all of Rob's Books!His books are a complete guide and offers more insight then these tables.
It became a fast favorite amongst present day players and collectors.