The Nigel Shipway Collection of Percussion


25th November 2018

We are pleased to announce the sale of a collection of Percussion instruments from the estate of renown professional percussionist, Nigel Shipway. The extensive collection includes historical and contemporary instruments from every corner of the percussive spectrum. From full kits, part kits, snare Drums (over 50), cymbals (over 100), bongos, congas, chimes, gongs, timpani, Vibraphones, Indian, ethnic, tambourines, blocks, shakers, sticks, mallets, effects etc. You name it, it is most likely there. The collection, which  Nigel put together over his lifetime, shows off his passion and dedication to his art, with many of the pieces being tools of his trade, whether used for orchestral performances or educational clinics.

The collection was sold over two sales in December 2018 and March 2019 realising over £100,000. The sale results can be viewed here:

For further information, please contact Luke Hobbs or Jamie South.

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