A gem for sure!
Ludwig Downbeat Snare Drum 14x4 - Blue Sparkle -
Dated June 8th, 1962 (no serial number)
This snare is in incredible shape!
No component issues, aesthetic flaws, or tuning problems.
Baseball bat internal muffler and other components are original.
No seam lift or ply separation
Some slight paint wear on the interior of the shell near the snare bed on the back end of the drum.
Wires are Ludwig, but not original.
No pitting or rusting anywhere on the drum
a solid 9 out of 10