Keith Moon's drum kit offered at Bonhams on December 10

A Ludwig drum kit belonging to Keith Moon of the Who is valued at £15,000-20,000 ($24,000-32,000) ahead of Bonhams' entertainment memorabilia sale in London on December 10.

Chris Sherwin, former drummer with the Confederates (whose lineup included John Entwhistle and Pete Townsend), bought the kit after arranging a sponsorship deal between Moon and drum manufacturer Premier in 1965.

Moon Ludwig
Keith Moon sold the kit after he was given a sponsorship deal with Premier

As Moon was getting all of his equipment free, he sold this Ludwig kit to Sherwin.

Bonhams explains: "Chris asked to buy Keith's Ludwig kit, the one offered in this auction. Keith agreed and Chris collected it from Keith's home in Wembley.

"Chris used the kit for several years before selling it to the current owner, who worked with him at Marshalls in the late 60s/early 70s. The owner has used the kit fairly regularly over the 40-odd years since, although the snare has been lost."

Also on offer is Jimi Hendrix's personal guitar maintenance kit, which he took on tour with the Jimi Hendrix Experience in the late 1960s.

It includes spare pickups and is valued at £10,000-12,000 ($16,000-19,000).  

A backdrop made for the Clash by graffiti artist Futura 2000 is also on offer, with a £25,000-35,000 ($39,000-47,000) estimate.

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