With most other drum companies, serial numbers are considered very helpful tools, but not with Gretsch. Determining the age of vintage Gretsch drums has frustrated vintage drum enthusiasts for years. With most other drum companies, serial numbers are. To mark this milestone, we proudly present the Limited Edition Gretsch th Anniversary drum set and commemorative snare drum.
Serial number-based dating and authentication guides are available for Gretsch, Ludwig and Ludwig Standard drums. This page has different sections to help you determine what your Gretsch drums are. The Gretsch Round Badge was used for many years, so the best way to date Vintage Gretsch drums is to look at the interior of the shells. Gretsch Snare Drums Catalog Pages* and Gretsch Drum Set. Local Pickup is preferred and free.
Gretsch was sold to Baldwin Piano Co in Gretsch Model and Serial Numbers Vintage Drums. Join Date: Apr Posts: 3, There are SSB drums serial numbers up to , Gretsch Drum History.
Forums New posts Search forums. Dating a set of Gretsch drums accurately is a challenge that relies with the serial number are on the inside or outside and if the drum sealer is.
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any documents referencing serial number details for drum production. To help date you Gretsch Drums take a close look at your logo.
The iconic American drum maker Drum Workshop (DW Drums) acquires the rights to develop, produce, market and distribute Gretsch Drums from Fender.
Is there a date guide somewhere for Gretsch drums? Kinda like the Ludwig serial number table. I understand everything is just a guess.