The Ludwig Black Beauty snare made its debut in 1920 as an 8-lug black nickel brass shell. To celebrate and commemorate, this most respected snare drum returns, bringing along many of those original features, such as the 8-lug configuration, brass tube lugs, and single-flanged hoops; and this one includes a special anniversary model snare bag.
Ludwig snare drums have been the industry standard going way back to 1911. That tradition and quality pushes on today even better than ever with a sound that can only be Ludwig. Pick any hit song from the 60's through today - chances are better than good you're hearing a Ludwig Snare Drum.
A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
Ludwig Snare Drums are the most toured and recorded snare drum in the world - and with good reason. From the smooth round perfection of the bearing edge to the precision form of the snare bed, Ludwig Snare Drums are in a league of their own. Ludwig snare drums have been the industry standard since 1911, and still are. Pick any hit song from the 60's through today - chances are good you're hearing a Ludwig Snare Drum - That Ludwig tradition and quality continues on today with a sound that's better than ever!