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Ringo Starr 1960 Premier drum kit

11 Jan 2016
Ringo Starr’s use of a Premier Kit as follows:
Purchased by Ringo Starr in Germany. 
Aug 18th 1961
First official performance with The Beatles 
Aug 1962
Featured on the First known footage of the Beatles on 'Know the North’’.
Jan 1963 
Kit has the cloth logo hand painted by Terry Tex O’Hara based on Pauls doodles. 
Feb 11th 1963
Beatles record Please, Please Me at Abbey Road  in 12 hours.
May 1963 
Final perfomance with Premier Kit on Thank your Lucky Stars programme
Songs used on
• Please, Please Me
• P.S. I Love You
• Baby its you
• Do you want to know a secret
• Theres a place
• From Me to You
• I Saw her standing there
• Boys
• Ask me why
• Love me Do
• How do you do it
• The one after the 909 (early version)
Live Performances
Used at approximately 100 Beatle
performances including:
1963 Scotland Tour
1963 Winter tour
1963 Helen Shapiro Tour
1963 Tommy Roe/Chris Montez Tour
1963 Spring Tour
1963 Roy Orbison Tour 
Television Performances
Aug 1962Know the North
Oct 1962 People and Places
Dec 1962 Tuesday Rendezvous
Dec 1962 Tuesday Rendezvous
Jan 1963 Thank Your Lucky Stars
Feb 1963 Thank Your Lucky Stars
Apr 1963Thank Your Lucky Stars
May 1963Thank Your Lucky Stars
The Market 
The Beatles are undoubtedly the worlds most iconic and inspirational artists of the 20th century with any directly owned, used instruments, memorabilia commanding record figures, these have recently included the following 
John Lennons 1963 Original J160E $2.400,000 
John Lennons Rickenbacker 325 Rose Morris $900,000
Ringo Starr Ludwig 1964 Oyster Drum Kit $2,100,000
The Original Beatles Drum Head $2,125,000
Ringo Starr Snare Drum $75,000
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