Wanna Buy a Drum Kit From Ringo Starr?

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All this can be yours...if you have wads upon wads of cash.

Yep, you read that right. Everyone's favorite Many people's third- or fourth-favorite Beatle is having a yard sale, and we're all invited!*

More accurately: Those with piles of cash lying around and an abiding love for British Invasion memorabilia should consider checking out an auction taking place Dec. 3 - 5 in Beverly Hills, in which Ringo Starr and his wife, actress Barbara Bach, will unload a veritable trove of Beatlemaniac treasure.

Up for grabs are more than 1200 items, including the three-piece drum kit Starr used in live performances from May 1963 to February 1964, as well as on the studio recordings of "Can't Buy Me Love," "I Want to Hold Your Hand," "She Loves You," and other Beatles classics.  (You'll need a cool $300,000 - $500,000 to take that one home.) A guitar Starr gave George Harrison as a gift is listed at $100,000 - $200,000, while one John Lennon used in 1964 and '65 comes in at $600,000 - $800,000.

Also of note: The drummer's own original copy of the White Album -- the first off the production line -- which has been in a bank vault for 35 years. Appraisers expect that one to hit $200,000 at the very least, meaning it will break standing auction records for vinyl.

In the more affordable range: A bunch of Bach's jewelry, and accessories like this throw pillow. No matter how much you have (or haven't) to spend, you can feel good about your purchase: Funds will go to the couple's Lotus Foundation, which directs money toward causes ranging from homeless and substance abuse to cerebral palsy research.


*Before you jump down my throat: Ringo Starr is great and I firmly believe he's underrated. He might even be my second-favorite Beatle. I didn't grow up watching Shining Time Station for nothing.