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Kirk Pengilly of INXS is Auctioning His Memorabilia Via Sotheby's

by Paul Cashmere, Noise11

INXS co-founder Kirk Pengilly is auctioning off his collection of INXS instruments used to record classic albums like The Swing, Listen Like Thieves, X, Welcome to Wherever You Are and Kick.

Many of the instruments in the collection have been played around the world on INXS tours.

Kirk Pengilly commented: ‘I have been collecting guitars over my 40-year career as a musician. This collection of instruments contains a mixture of rare and unique instruments ready to be loved and/or played.’

Geoffrey Smith of Sotheby’s says, ‘Sotheby’s Australia is honoured to be entrusted with instruments from The Kirk Pengilly (INXS) Collection. Contributing significantly to the Australian music industry and taking the sound of Australia to the world, Kirk Pengilly is one of our most renowned contemporary musicians. A generous man with his time, he has been at the forefront of supporting various charities. This collection is a remarkable legacy of Australia’s music and is one of the finest to be offered for auction in Australia.’

View The Kirk Pengilly (INXS) Collection catalogue online at Sotheby's Australia.