This was from a 1912 Nickel Plated Ludwig & Ludwig Snare drum. (Photo courtesy Harold Lee Yen).(This badges was behind the strainer)
Very early decal on a Ludwig & Ludwig Marching snare drum. Early 1900's. The image shows the earliest of Ludwig Snare drums and the badge above. (Courtesy Adrian Kirchler)
Rim Stamp from a 1900's Snare Drum
This is the Universal Model stamp on the rim 1920's
Universal Badge from a marching snare drum 1930's
This is a wood burn on an internal rienforcement ring.
Not sure where I got this badge!
Stamped oval badge from the early 1920's (Courtesy Tazzie)
1927 - 1930 Ludwigold-Ludwig & Ludwig badge. All brass
Stipel Gold Badge 1926
1930's Ludwig & Ludwig White & Silver badge (also called Enamel badge)
Pioneer Model Snare Badge 1930's
1940's oval Elkhart Indiana Badge
WFL Lyre Badge 1937
WFL Keystone Badge with the words Wm. F Ludwig President around vent hole. Photo Courtesy: Ed Mileti
WFL Keystone Badge with the words Wm. F Ludwig President 1930's
Aluminum badge from the 40's. Courtesy of Alan
Paper tag on a set of bongo drums
Same badge as below, but it was installed on a drum with an aluminum grommet.