Mapex USA have released the 2008 limited edition Orion Chocolate Burl drum set which will be sold in extremely limited quantities in North America.
These kits have been handmade in Italy with a burl veneer exterior, formed together with six North American maple plies for an ultra-thin (6.1mm) shell.
The set is only available in six-piece component packs, including a 22"x18" bass drum, 10"x8" and 12"x9" tom toms, 14"x14" and 16"x16" floor toms and a matching 14x5.5" snare drum, all featuring maple Orion shell construction, black chrome hardware and a white coated front bass drum head.
The Orion Chocolate Burl (TM628SBPHNL) costs $5,799.99. For more information, visit the Mapex drums website.