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The Most Expensive Guitars Sold at an Auction

The Most Expensive Guitars Sold at an Auction

The Most Expensive Guitars Sold at an Auction

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Loudwire compiled a list of the most expensive guitars sold at an auction as it currently stands. Here are the Top 10:

1.  Kurt Cobain’s acoustic- electric guitar used on “MTV Unplugged”:  $6 million

2.  Kurt Cobain’s 1969 Fender Mustang from the “Smells Like Teen Spirit” video:  $4.6 million

3.  Eddie Van Halen’s custom Kramer guitar from the “Hot for Teacher” video:  $3.9 million

4.  David Gilmour of Pink Floyd’s Black Strat:  $3.9 million

5.  A Fender Strat signed by many artists like Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Sting, Paul McCartney, Brian May, and Jimmy Page to raise funds for Asia after a devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2004:  $2.7 million

6.  John Lennon’s acoustic-electric Gibson J-160E:  $2.4 million

7.  A 1959 Les Paul owned by Fleetwood Mac founder Peter Green, then later Irish guitarist Gary Moore:  $2 million  (Metallica’s Kirk Hammett bought it!)

8.  Jimi Hendrix’s white 1968 Strat from Woodstock:  $2 million

9.  Jerry Garcia’s custom “Wolf” guitar:  $1.9 million

10.  David Gilmour’s white 1964 Fender Strat:  $1.8 million

You can see more at Loudwire.com.

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