The recording console used to record Pink Floyd's 1972 classic Dark Side of the Moon has just sold at auction for $1,807,500, Reverb reports.
The 40-channel EMI TG12345 MK IV was custom-built by EMI engineers for the legendary Abbey Road Studios, and according to the Bonhams Auction House, it has also been used by Paul McCartney and Wings, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Kate Bush and the Cure.
The console is being sold by producer Mike Hedges, who purchased it from Abbey Road when the studio upgraded its equipment in 1983.
Recording console used to record #PinkFloyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" sells for $1,807,500 inc. premium #TCMAuction https://t.co/Wcnk5Gcvd5 pic.twitter.com/QwzYyYNKlL
- BONHAMS (@bonhams1793) March 27, 2017
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