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vibes 07-26-2019 07:34 PM

Ludwig Downbeat 1965
 
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A fellow drummer friend of almost 40 years is considering selling his Downbeat set. I am also thinking of buying it. He is the original owner. Also has the 4"x14" snare that came with the set. What is a fair price if he was like selling them now. Not what people are asking, but what someone could realistically sell, or buy them for. Nice condition, a little tom rash on the bass drum. not sure if he has the bottom rim for the floor. I think he does. Looks like one bass t rod is missing.

schmegeggie 07-26-2019 08:19 PM

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Looks like a nice players kit. As far as value? Iíll chime in. Common color, will need a few parts, has some nice ďpatinaĒ. Desirable configuration and has the matching snare. $1500 minimum, but to the right buyer, a few hundred more.

jdz 07-26-2019 08:22 PM

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I'd ask him what price would make him happy. See if you're on the same page.

DZ

vibes 07-27-2019 08:01 AM

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I did, he was not sure but also mentioned $1500

TheElectricCompany 07-27-2019 02:05 PM

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15 seems high to me. Like has been said, itís a common color and itís not museum quality. Is the snare a Jazz Fest or Pioneer? With a Pioneer I would say 11, but with a Jazz Fest 12.5.

DrumBob 07-27-2019 03:06 PM

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Offer him $1200 and point out what has been mentioned. It's red sparkle, for heaven's sake, not Mod Orange or another rare finish. Nice set, but let's be realistic.

vibes 07-27-2019 04:00 PM

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Originally Posted by TheElectricCompany (Post 449532)
15 seems high to me. Like has been said, itís a common color and itís not museum quality. Is the snare a Jazz Fest or Pioneer? With a Pioneer I would say 11, but with a Jazz Fest 12.5.

It is the Down beat snare. 4"x14" has the same type lugs as the Piccalo .

10 Lug 07-27-2019 04:39 PM

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If both snares are included, I think it is worth the $1500.

schmegeggie 07-27-2019 07:18 PM

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Originally Posted by TheElectricCompany (Post 449532)
15 seems high to me. Like has been said, itís a common color and itís not museum quality. Is the snare a Jazz Fest or Pioneer? With a Pioneer I would say 11, but with a Jazz Fest 12.5.

As he mentioned, the snare is a 4x14. Thatís a $400+ dollar piece by itself! The kit is $1000 easy simply because it is a matching KB kit. A few parts will deduct a couple hundred easy. Just trying to give him an idea.

Morgatto 07-28-2019 04:39 AM

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How is it possible an almost 40 year man is the original owner of a '65 drumset? Did their parents bought it new thinking some day they will have a drummer son and then it was storaged several years 'till he was born and grew?


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