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EZ5640, Tom Holmes Custom Flying V Archtop (owned and used by Albert King), c. 1988, EXC, figured carved maple top with mahogany body and neck, commissioned by Billy Gibbons for construction by Tom Holmes in 1988 as a gift to Albert King for his 65th birthday. Albert used this guitar for the following four years all the way up to his last public performance on December 19, 1992 - he passed away two days later. Comes with hand written letter from Tom Holmes attesting fabrication and several photographs of King using it during performances. Custom made wood case with "Albert King" engraved on brass plaque ...$130,000.00