The Rock & Roll Pop Culture Auction June 2023
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1964 Melody Maker Guitar owned and played by Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones

Also played by Keith Richards

Serial Number: 243160

The consignor, who worked with the Stones by sourcing various vintage guitars for their guitar techs, was with Ronnie Wood and Stephan Sessler (Son of Freddie Sessler, the ultimate Rolling Stones Roadie) in 2006. Due to his work with the group, Ronnie gifted his personal 1964 Melody Maker to the consignor and signed it for him. Ronnie told him he played it frequently, as well as Keith Richards. Ronnie remembered Keith playing the guitar during their “Respectable” music video as well as studio sessions. Keith can be seen playing a similar guitar in the music video

The guitar has a value of several thousand dollars just as an instrument

Condition: Guitar is in good condition, plays beautifully but shows age

Provenance: LOA from a friend and employee of the band

Authentication: Roger Epperson (REAL) Letter of Authenticity and a Gotta Have Rock and Roll Certificate of Authenticity
Keith Richards Played 1964 Melody Maker Guitar Owned by Ronnie Wood (REAL)
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $15,000
Final Bid: $48,000
Estimate: $50,000 - $75,000
Number of Bids:10
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