All items on this page are from the personal collection of Deborah Gillaspie, Curator of the Chicago Jazz Archive. They are not for sale.
1924 Ludwig Black Beauty trap set with hand-painted calf head. Trap table is Leedy.
Back of 1924 Ludwig trap set, Platz snare drum 1900-1910.
"Snowshoe" or "Charleston" cymbal, which came before both the lowboy and the hi-hat. Date unknown, probably 1910's.
For more vintage drums see:
- Collector's Museum at A Drummer's Tradition
- Leedy and Ludwig snare drums and the William F. Ludwig II drum and photo collections at the University of South Dakota's National Music Museum
- The Percussive Arts Society Museum
- Vintage Drum Center's snare museum and drum set museum
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