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Neil Peart's red Tama drum kit up for auction

Thu, Jun 7, 2012@5:08PM | comments

UPDATE - 6/27@6:06PM: The kit ended up selling for $35,000 (thanks vaporsdad)!

Neil Peart's red Tama Art Star custom drum kit which he used in the early '80s is now up for auction via Julien's Auctions. From the listing:

A Tama Superstar drum kit, custom made for Neil Peart, drummer from the band Rush. The kit was used by Peart for recording on three Rush albums, Signals (Anthem, 1982), Grace Under Pressure (Anthem, 1984), and Power Windows (Anthem, 1985), as well as all live shows played on the concert tours that followed the release of each album. Peart also played the kit in nine music videos for the singles that were released from each album. As well, Peart can be seen playing the kit in the RUSH concert video "Grace Under Pressure Tour 1984" (Anthem, 1985) which was recorded live at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Canada, on September 21, 1984. The kit was originally given away by Peart to the winner of a contest that was held in Modern Drummer magazine in 1987. ...

For all the details check out the listing at this location. Thanks to Greg N for the heads up.