What's the oldest drum gear you own?

paradiddle pete

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I use this 1926 Ludwig Super every time I gig. I can't seem to find a nicer sounding snare.

Many years ago my Dad replaced the hoops with newer style hoops.

Nice one ..I agree these are great snare drums, here's my oldest piece of gear a Solid Mahogany super..
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Ludwig & Ludwig solid shell 6.5x14 snare. Aug. 1940. I also have some Radio Kings (28", 14" 12") that could be from the 30's.


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I don't have any cool, vintage gear like others here have. This oldest piece I own is a pair of 25 year old Zil A rock hats.