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As collectors and historians we have to settle for a date range or a specific year at best.

The volume at which accompanying musicians played along to increased to deafening ranges.

Larger 24” and 26” kick drums became more common in configurations.

A more historical perspective and history of this practice was documented by Vintage Drum Center and can be read here.

It is also common knowledge that finishes that were discontinued were kept in inventory and people would order them, so production would use the finish. This happened with hardware and badges and these companies were competing in an ever aggressive market and had to do what needed to be done to remain profitable.

New plastic wraps offered drums a look to keep up with evolving look of the 1970’s. Ludwig had to design their new era Classic kits to hold up those conditions.

Bass drum spurs and stands were of the significant upgrades to their outfits.

In the 60's Insurance companies made it mandatory that serial numbers be put on items so they can be documented.

Unfortunately drum companies never really prescribed to any code of documenting a drum based on that serial number.

I get emails all of the time with a basic drum description and a serial number from visitors in hopes I can unlock the history of their drum.

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