Lot 131: Formby, George



2015-09-16 14:06:31

Lot 131: Formby George: (1904-1961) English Singer & Comedian. A Vintage Wooden Hawaiian Guitar Bearing A Jose Fernandez Circular Makers Label Pasted To The Interior, Signed By George Formby To The Soundboard In Black Fountain Pen Ink And Dated 1942 In His Hand. Unusual In This Form. Some Extensive Scuffing And Age Wear, About G Provenance: The Guitar Apparently Previously Belonged To A Sergeant L. Hopkins Who Used It Extensively Whilst Serving In The Royal Air Force To Entertain His Fellow Servicemen During World War Ii. The Guitar Was Signed By Formby At One Of The 72 Shows He Performed In Whilst Touring Northern Ireland In 1942, Largely Playing To Troops And Raising Funds For Charities] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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2016-01-21 02:23:12

is this george formby signed guitar still available to buy??

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