Dating wfl drums
For three years the company only closed on 3 holidays: Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Year's.The company’s sales more than doubled in two years from 6.1 million to 13.1 million dollars.
It can easily be argued that Ludwig either directly, or indirectly helped shape both music and modern drum manufacturing for decades to come. An idea for the first American made floor foot pedal came to production through brothers William F. This new product was well received by the industry, resulting in high regard for the newly established brand, Ludwig & Ludwig. Newly branded and established as the Ludwig Drum Co, no longer WFL, a concept formulated early on would shape the sound of music to come..concept of the 3-ply shell.
Ludwig innovation exists as forerunners to modern drum manufacturing.
Driven by passion for the drum industry, brothers William F.
Ludwig drums were in such high in demand that proper lumber for classic shell molds were becoming scarce.
Soon thereafter, Ludwig & Ludwig would design, distribute, and manufacture all things drums and percussion: snares, bass drums, drum heads, hardware, and into the evolved trap kit. was determined to carry on the business that he'd established. would do everything possible to remain a prominent figure in the drum and percussion industry. Unable to reconcile his feeling about drum production and management, William F. It was the design of 3ply classic shells, wrapped in stunning décor, which left a lasting impression on drummers for years to come.
Ludwig & Ludwig would thrive throughout the 1920’s offering fresh innovative drum products that would later become the foundation to the legacy established today. The 3-ply shells were available in several variants and outfits to satisfy amateur and pro drummers alike.