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Ludwig Prototype Acrolite

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Manufactor: Ludwig

Model: Acrolite

Size: 5 x 14"

Color: Aluminium

Lugs: 8 Double lug Classic

Strainer: P-83

Hoops: Triple flanged Aluminium


Condition: VG

Manufacturing year: 1963

Badge: Pre-Serial Keystone Badge 

Muffler: P-4067 "baseball bat" Red felt pad

Comments: All hardware is made of aluminium except for the butt end and strainer. Story goes there was only 200 or less made before they discharged this model. For more info read Rob Cooks The Ludwig Book page 246. UPDATE… some say it was in regular production for a year around 1961! It is a very well sounding and light drum. You can see a great demo by Carter Mclean here: 

Carter demo

Price: Currently not for sale

Reference no.: ACROPROTO1

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