I just acquired a vintage Yamaha drum kit that is not only a very nice set of drums, but also holds a great deal of sentimental value to me personally. It’s a 4 piece set of Yamaha 9000D birch shell drums from 1978 - 79. The drums are 8x12, 9x13, 16x16 and 14x22. This kit belonged to the bandleader of a band I performed with in the early 80’s and was used exclusively in his recording studio. He owned them until he passed away in the early 90’s and a friend of mine owned them until about a week ago. The drums are in very good condition, but are dirty and will need to be cleaned and polished to really bring them back to their former glory. The pictures show them with missing bottom hoops and heads, but all of the missing parts were included. These drums are special to me because I recorded several albums on them when I in the band and I remember how great they sounded. I can’t wait to restore them and play them again.