Historic Gibson guitar takes centre stage for $9k



2015-06-26 11:56:47

Historic Gibson guitar takes centre stage for $9k

This old model from 1959 will sell alongside a number of other historical instruments at Skinner

Skinner's spring auction of Fine Musical Instruments will be held Sunday, April 25, in Boston, US.

The sale promises the best in classical and modern instruments, including vintage guitars by Gibson and Martin, exceptional solid body guitars, fine Italian violins, and fine French bows.

 The Gibson Kalamazoo from 1959

Highlights in the sale include a Gibson Kalamazoo American electric guitar from 1959, Model ES-175. The instrument is estimated at $6,000-9,000.

Also appearing in the auction is a C.F. Martin & Company Nazareth model acoustic guitar from 1946, estimated at $6,000-8,000.

Prior to the sale, a Music Reception & Extended Previewis scheduled for the Friday evening, April 23. It will feature livejazz from the J-Way String Quartet.

The sale and exhibition are a must-see for collectors and investors alike. At past sales, old guitars have proven to be among the very best collectible purchases in terms of value appreciation.

Image: Skinner

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