The Sex Pistols' "God Save The Queen" Drum Kit. A remarkable piece of punk rock history from the undisputed kings of the genre, presented here is the original black Gretsch drum kit that was owned and used by the Sex Pistols' Paul Cook and used by him throughout the majority of the band's career. Used by Cook through hundreds of shows and film performances, this drum kit is prominently featured in the Sex Pistols' now classic video shoot for the immortal punk anthem "God Save the Queen". A complete kit with accessories, included with the kit is a 22" bass drum, Ludwig Speed King pedal, 16" Tom, 14" Tom, 14" x 5" snare, 14" hi hat (with additional hi hat stand), 17" & 19" Zildjian cymbals, 22" Paiste cymbal, the original drum heads used by Cook, and road cases stenciled with the name of Paul Cook's later band, The Chiefs of Relief. Accompanying this lot is a signed letter of authenticity from Paul Cook himself, dated June 10, 1988, reading in full: "I, Paul Cook, hereby declare the true authenticity of the black Gretsch Drum Kit & Accessories supplied with accompanying letter. The above mentioned drum kit has been owned and used by me since 1976 throughout the duration of the Sex Pistols both live and in video and film performances." Some expected signs of wear and usage, otherwise in perfectly fine and playable condition.

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