Welcome to the History of Slingerland Drums section of the web site. From here you should be able to gather information to determine what slingerland drums you have and what year they were made. What you might not know if you are new to vintage drums is that manufacturers did not keep accurate serial number records. Inventory control was not an important part of drum making.
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The size of the lip will give you an indication of the age of the conch when it died. The one in the picture was a large juvenile probably less than 4 years old and has no lip. Mature conchs begin growing a lip and spines.
Ludwig Drum Co. This brought on changes in design, concepts, and the relocation of the production facility. Ludwig production would continue to grown under Selmer. The Ludwig catalog would advance, utilizing an array of new materials and ideas previously nonexistent to the drum market. Designers and companies alike began to understand the science of shell makeup and mold.