The Rock & Roll Pop Culture Auction Summer 2022
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Jimi Hendrix's owned and played left-handed white Fender Stratocaster electric guitar with Olympic white finish, serial number 273639 on the neckplate, indicating a build date of 1969. Alder body, maple neck, with no skunk stripe, stamped in red "22JUN 68B," maple cap fingerboard with dot inlays, three correct original pickups inscribed "L/H," three controls, potentiometers stamped "137 7002," dated to the second week of 1970. In black hard case. Comes with: 1. A notarized letter from Jimi Hendrix's close friend TaharQa Z. Aleem (AKA Albert Allen) of the Ghetto Fighters, dated 2006, stating that the guitar once belonged to Hendrix. 2. A notarized letter dated 2005 from friend Paul Caruso confirming the guitar was Hendrix's and that he saw it at the Record Plant Studios in New York in March 1970. 3. A photograph of Caruso with the guitar and seven photos of Emmaretta Marks holding the guitar. Marks sang backing vocals on several Hendrix recordings, Hendrix is known to have owned and played several left-handed Fender Stratocasters that he generally kept in his apartment in New York. Guitar measures 39.5" in length, the hard guitar case measures approximately 40" in length. Also comes with a Gotta Have Rock and Roll Certificate of Authenticity.
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Minimum Bid: $100,000
Final Bid: $100,000
Estimate: $150,000 - $200,000
Number of Bids:2
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