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Memorabilia



AG6351, 1964 Gibson J-200
VG+, formerly owned and extensively used by Grand Ole Opry artist Hank Locklin (photographs and extensive documentation included) rough condition OHC and modern Gibson HC ... SOLD
AM7863, c. 1960 unlabeled (maker unknown) folk art double cutaway flattop
forty one autographs collected from the early 1960s through the mid 1970s including Roy Acuff, Roy Acuff Jr., Jackie Phelps, Pete Kirby "Oswald", Sam and Kirk McGee, Doris Macon (son of Dave Macon), Jimmy Dickens, Tex Ritter, Benny Martin, Martha Carson, Rex Allen, Charlie Walker, Howard "Howdy" Forrester, Charlie Walker, Kenny Baker, Shot Jackson, Buddy Spicher and many more, a fascinating piece of country music memorabilia, padded gig bag ... $2,500.00
TG0407, mid 1930s Rickenbacker Electro tenor
VG+, formerly owned and used by Neko Case (handwritten letter included), very rare model, no case ... $5,000.00
BF3074, c. 1990 Fender Custom Shop Lucite Jazz Bass
NM, the first of two Lucite models manufactured for Garry Beers of INXS (comes with Letter of Authenticity from Beers), thinner body profile than standard Jazz Bass, set up with Hipshot on low E tuner, Jazz and Precision Bass style pickups, tweed Fender HC, a very unique instrument ... $25,000.00
BM2818, Tobias 6-string bass
NM, owned and used by Willie Weeks (letter from Weeks included), OHC ... $2,000.00
BM3002, G&L L-2500 Fretless 5-string
EXF, large flake blue sparkle finish with matching peghead face, ebony fingerboard, two humbucking pickups, built for, owned and used by Garry Beers of INXS (comes with Letter of Authenticity from Beers), OHC ... $3,500.00
BM3003, 1990s G&L Custom INXS L-2000 5 string
NM, purple finish, black pearl fingerboard dots, two humbucking pickups with coil tap, built for, owned and used by Garry Beers of INXS (comes with Letter of Authenticity from Beers), OHC ... $3,500.00
JA5827, 1964 Vega FR-5 Folk Ranger
VG++, formerly owned by Neko Case (letter from Case included), gig bag ... $1,000.00
JA6255, Vega 1928 Vegaphone Professional rim with 1975 John Greven #9 neck
EXC, formerly owned and extensively used by Mike Snider on numerous albums and cover photographs as well as countless Opry and other live performances (letter from Snider included), HC ... $5,500.00
BM3028, 1994 Warwick custom 4-string Brazilian rosewood Thumb Bass owned by Jack Bruce
EXF, owned and used by Jack Bruce (one of five Warwick basses used routinely), top signed by Bruce "To my friend Dopp (road manager) - Love, Jack Bruce", LED lights on side of fingerboard, according to Warwick this is one of two constructed of Brazilian rosewood, padded gig bag, comes with letters from Dopp and Warwick ... $65,000.00
MF8747, 1941 Gibson A-1
needs neck block and end block reglue, refret and new bridge top. Replacement bridge and pickguard, previously owned and used by Hubert Moore - AKA "Buster" of Bonnie Lou and Buster - performers in the Knoxville, TN area from the 1920s to the 1960s, OHC, AS IS ... $1,000.00
BM3040, 1986 Warwick Thumb Bass
EXC, bubinga and wenge construction, original EMG pickups, owned, used and signed by Jack Bruce "To Mike, Jack Bruce", comes with photographs, padded gig bag ... $50,000.00
AR4554, 1915 Gibson Style O
VG+, owned and used by John McEuen of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (includes hand written letter from McEuen), missing pickguard, OHC ... $7,250.00
EF8969, c. 1988 Fender Stratocaster XII
EXC, black finish, owned and used by Billy Corgan (comes with signed letter from Corgan explaining the history and use of this instrument, specifically with regard to the Machina sessions and particularly on the song "In My Body"), comes in original road case used by Corgan during ownership of this guitar ... $5,000.00
AM8063, 1978 Yamaha Custom L-53
VG+++, spruce top, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, abalone pearl top and back edge trim, abalone pearl trimmed ebony back strip and sound hole rosette, abalone pearl peghead, bridge and fingerboard inlays, gold plated hardware, built in the Yamaha Guitar Custom Shop in Hamamatsu Japan and designed by Terumi Nakamoto for John Denver, interior leather label signed by Nakamoto, comes with notarized letter as proof of John's ownership and photographs of John with the guitar, can be seen in John Denver's "A Rocky Mountain Holiday" video, OHC ... $65,000.00
AM8064, 1984 Greven White Lady
VG+++, Sitka spruce top with flame maple neck, back, and sides, mother of pearl top and back edge trim, mother of pearl sound hole trim and "White Lady" peghead inlay, beautifully carved neck heel, gold plated hardware, ordered by and built for John Denver by John Greven and used extensively in the studio and in live performances by Denver, this guitar was accompanied by a 12-string version with the same appointments which was destroyed some years ago, guitar comes with signed letter from Greven detailing the story from order to delivery, OHC ... $70,000.00
EZ5640, c. 1988 Tom Holmes Custom Flying V Archtop (owned and used by Albert King)
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
AM7985, c. 2000 Bourgeois D-150 Custom
VG+++, attractive Brazilian rosewood back and sides, Fishman Eclipse VT electronics, owned and used by Ricky Skaggs from 2000 to 2005 as one of his personal road guitars (includes letter from Skaggs), HC ... $7,000.00
AM8044, 1994 Takamine EF381C-12
VG, owned and used extensively in live performances by Vince Gill during his solo career in the 1980s and 1990s (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar, letter and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince Gill and George Gruhn), OHC ... $5,500.00
AM8047, 1987 Takamine F-341
VG, owned and used by Vince Gill extensively throughout his solo career as an alternate acoustic guitar (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar, letter and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC ... $5,500.00
AM8048, 1979 Ovation 1657.7 Anniversary
VG, owned and used by Vince Gill during performances with Pure Prairie League (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar, letter and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC ... $6,500.00
AM8049, 1981 Ovation 1624 nylon
EXC, owned and used extensively by Vince Gill during performances with Pure Prairie League (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar, letter and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC ... $5,500.00
AM8082, Alvin Fry flattop
EXC, owned and used by Vince Gill (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC ... $3,000.00
EZ5627, Othon Classic Rock Top
EXC, Yellow Cloud stone top, 2Tek bridge, owned and used by Vince Gill during live performances in his solo career (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar, letter and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC ... SOLD
EZ5629, Montarado Telecaster TK002
EXC, 9.3 lbs., owned and used by Vince Gill (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC ... SOLD
JA6627, 2002 Gibson The Earl
NM, from the estate of Earl Scruggs (comes with Certificate of Authenticity signed by Gary Scruggs and George Gruhn); rosewood neck and resonator, silver plated hardware with gold plated tone ring, Florentine style engraving, one piece flange, 24k gold plated truss rod cover with engraved signature, abalone fingerboard inlays with brass edges, solid mother of pearl tuner buttons, portrait of Earl on back of resonator; #1 of 5 produced, deluxe leather covered Gibson hard shell case with hygrometer and thermometer ... $35,000.00
AA10337, 1944 Martin D-18
VG+, neck reset and refret by Gruhn Guitars, owned and used extensively by Peter Fonda in the movie "Outlaw Blues", HC with stickers and address label made out to Peter Fonda ... $35,000.00
AM8064, 1984 Greven White Lady
VG+++, Sitka spruce top with flame maple neck, back, and sides, mother of pearl top and back edge trim, mother of pearl sound hole trim and "White Lady" peghead inlay, beautifully carved neck heel, gold plated hardware, ordered by and built for John Denver by John Greven and used extensively in the studio and in live performances by Denver, this guitar was accompanied by a 12-string version with the same appointments which was destroyed some years ago, guitar comes with signed letter from Greven detailing the story from order to delivery, OHC ... $70,000.00
AM8063, 1978 Yamaha Custom L-53
VG+++, spruce top, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, abalone pearl top and back edge trim, abalone pearl trimmed ebony back strip and sound hole rosette, abalone pearl peghead, bridge and fingerboard inlays, gold plated hardware, built in the Yamaha Guitar Custom Shop in Hamamatsu Japan and designed by Terumi Nakamoto for John Denver, interior leather label signed by Nakamoto, comes with notarized letter as proof of John's ownership and photographs of John with the guitar, can be seen in John Denver's "A Rocky Mountain Holiday" video, OHC ... $65,000.00
AM8047, 1987 Takamine F-341
VG, owned and used by Vince Gill extensively throughout his solo career as an alternate acoustic guitar (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar, letter and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC ... $5,500.00
AM8048, 1979 Ovation 1657.7 Anniversary
VG, owned and used by Vince Gill during performances with Pure Prairie League (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar, letter and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC ... $6,500.00
AM8049, 1981 Ovation 1624 nylon
EXC, owned and used extensively by Vince Gill during performances with Pure Prairie League (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar, letter and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC ... $5,500.00
EH6823, 1957 Gibson Byrdland
VG++, Alnico V pickups, owned and used extensively by Vince Gill during live performances with The Time Jumpers (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar, letter and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC ... SOLD
EH6822, 1957 Gibson ES-175D
EXC, original PAF humbucking pickups, owned and used extensively by Vince Gill during live performances with The Time Jumpers (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar, letter and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC ... SOLD
EZ5627, Othon Classic Rock Top
EXC, Yellow Cloud stone top, 2Tek bridge, owned and used by Vince Gill during live performances in his solo career (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar, letter and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC ... SOLD
EZ5629, Montarado Telecaster TK002
EXC, 9.3 lbs., owned and used by Vince Gill (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC ... SOLD
EZ5640, c. 1988 Tom Holmes Custom Flying V Archtop (owned and used by Albert King)
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
EU2971, 1966 ZB Custom D-11 pedal steel
EXC, owned and used extensively by Tom Brumley throughout his career. Tom was instrumental in the creation of the "Bakersfield Sound", his earliest work was between 1963 and 1969 playing steel guitar for Buck Owens and the Buckaroos. He continued to play steel guitar in recordings and performances with Rick Nelson, Chris Isaak, Merle Haggard, Glen Campbell, Waylon Jennings, Ray Price, Reba McEntire, Chris Hillman, Rod Stewart and Martina McBride. This custom built pedal steel was delivered to Tom in 1968 and used on many recordings throughout his career as well as on The Buck Owens Ranch, The Jackie Gleason Show and The Merv Griffin Show. Also used on the "Live in Japan" and "Live at Carnegie Hall" albums. Two eleven string necks, two knee levers and eight pedals, comes with original hard case. ... $25,000.00
EU2972, 1935 Rickenbacker B-7
owned and used by Tom Brumley throughout his career. Tom was instrumental in the creation of the "Bakersfield Sound", his earliest work was between 1963 and 1969 playing steel guitar for Buck Owens and the Buckaroos. He continued to play steel guitar in recordings and performances with Rick Nelson, Chris Isaak, Merle Haggard, Glen Campbell, Waylon Jennings, Ray Price, Reba McEntire, Chris Hillman, Rod Stewart and Martina McBride. This Rickenbacker was used in recording Dwight Yoakum's albums "Always Late With Your Kisses" and "It Only Hurts When I Cry" as well as the Sara Evans record "True Lies". Bakelite body with decorative chrome cover plates, horseshoe magnet pickup, OHC ... $5,000.00
PA2895, 1957 Fender Bassman
owned and used by Tom Brumley throughout his career. Tom was instrumental in the creation of the "Bakersfield Sound", his earliest work was between 1963 and 1969 playing steel guitar for Buck Owens and the Buckaroos. This amplifier was used in the recording of the famous Buck Owens hit song "Together Again" in 1964. He continued to play steel guitar in recordings and performances with Rick Nelson, Chris Isaak, Merle Haggard, Glen Campbell, Waylon Jennings, Ray Price, Reba McEntire, Chris Hillman, Rod Stewart and Martina McBride. Tom purchased the amplifier new in 1957, Leo Fender fitted it with a 15" JBL D130F speaker and installed black Tolex instead of tweed cloth - an instruction sticker remains inside from Leo to Tom ... $15,000.00
AA10400, 1998 Martin D-42
EXF, owned and used on stage and in the studio by legendary singer and songwriter Don McLean (comes with hand written letter from Don as well as a photograph of him with this guitar), under saddle pickup with end pin jack, interior back strip signed by Don, OHC ... $15,000.00
AA10401, 1991 Martin HD-28
EXF, owned and used on stage and in the studio by legendary singer and songwriter Don McLean (comes with hand written letter from Don as well as a photograph of him with this guitar), under saddle pickup with end pin jack, interior back strip signed by Don, HC ... $10,000.00
AB10307, 2006 Martin Custom 00-21 12-fret
EXF, Golden Era specifications, Adirondack spruce top with herringbone sound hole rosette, Indian rosewood back and sides, herringbone back stripe, tortoise shell grain binding on body, Waverly tuners, owned and used by legendary singer and songwriter Don McLean (comes with hand written letter from Don as well as a photograph of him with this guitar), 1950s Martin HC ... $10,000.00
RG5167, 1978 Sho-Bro (made by Gretsch) 7-string squareneck
EXF, Hawaiian style, playing card themed fingerboard, owned and used by Tommy White during numerous Grand Ole Opry and television performances as well as in the recording studio (comes with hand written letter from Tommy), OHC ... $1,250.00