It’s been a huge week for the sale at auction of guitars previously owned by major artists. An electric guitar owned by George Harrison sold for $430,000.(George first electric guitar, The Hofner Club 40)
On May 19, Julien’s held their Music Icons auction which included an even bigger guitar sale.
The guitar that Bob Dylan played on his first electric tour, which was actually owned by Robbie Robertson and loaned to him numerous times, went up for auction and sold for an incredible $490,000. A portion of the proceeds for the sale went to the American Indian College Fund.
Over four hundred other lots also went up for sale ranging from items from the early days of rock to signed album covers by such new artists as Imagine Dragons.