Dating vintage yamaha drums

Dating vintage yamaha drums

In most cases the best way to estimate the date of a drum is its physical characteristics. In most cases they also included a host of other band instruments and items related to the music business. Below you will find information for dating the serial numbers on Ludwig Drums. Here are some references you can use to date by serial number. When you know the best, you're not interested in the rest.

The ever important serial number which some companies keep detailed records of unfortunately does not exist in the history of drums. Unfortunately still there is no exact science or way to pinpoint an exact date of a drums manufacture.

If you have this badge you can't use the serial number guides below. This is especially the case when import drums started flooding the market with a lower priced alternative set of drums. Below we rate how some amps play on the Tannoy Golds, the general idea is many amps sound great on these speakers if there are a few tricky ones that are best suited to later speakers. The fact is there really is no way to tell beyond actually trying the Amp with the Speaker.

The more amps we try on our Tannoy Golds, the wider our opinion can be. Even if a serial number badge does exist on a drum anomalies do occur and that is because the badges did not have an inventory control system. With that said many drum companies never even used serial numbers early on. 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.

That being said some drums did get date stamped on the inside shell and that is the most accurate indication when a drum was made. No, we don't know if your Speakers match your Amp, but we can tell you how to tell if they are below.

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No-one else has formed these opinions, so don't steal them as yours. Tweeters or speakers facing upwards is similarly too vague. As collectors and historians we have to settle for a date range or a specific year at best. 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.

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