Les Paul guitars, items fetch $5 million at auction

by Blogburger on June 11, 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A rare guitar designed and owned by renowned guitarist Les Paul sold for $ 180,000 as part of a two-day auction of his instruments and personal effects that raised nearly $ 5 million, Julien’s Auctions said on Sunday. The guitar, a rare 1982 Gibson Les Paul prototype recording model, was among several of the iconic guitarist’s instruments that sold in Los Angeles over the weekend. Other models included a 1951 Fender Nocaster that brought in a whopping $ 216,000 and a 1940s Epiphone Zephyr, known as “Klunker #3,” which fetched $ 144,000. …
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