Lost Lennon guitar will go under the hammer
Guitar belonging to John Lennon, will be offered for sale in Beverly hills. Experts imply that musical instrument that was lost and is found only in 50 years, has the chance to break a record price.
The Gibson guitar belonging to John Lennon, November 6, 2015 put up for auction in Beverly hills. It is expected that she will beat the record price in 965 thousand dollars, established earlier by the electric guitar Bob Dylan, informs Reuters.
The starting price of the acoustic guitar J-160E Gibson bought by Lennon in Liverpool, will be in the range of 600-800 thousand dollars. The owner of the auction house Julien's Darren Julien, called this musical instrument "one of the major discoveries in the history of music." "Things John Lennon not often exhibited on the implementation, because people like to store them. This guitar was one of his adorable. Lennon was extremely sorry that you lost her," he added.
An extraordinary destiny, therefore he is considered so valuable. It turns out that the guitar Lennon disappeared in 1963 during the Beatles Christmas show at London's Finsbury Park. Found only in 50 years. The instrument was purchased by John Mackow in the US at the Mall of used goods. Later its authenticity was confirmed by experts on the basis of the serial number, wood and existing scratches.
It's not 1 auction, which exhibited rare musical instruments the Beatles used. In early November 2014 English auction different guitar Lennon, and it has not worked. Even the starting price of the customers seemed inflated. In early may 2013 the guitar, which in turn was played by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, went under the hammer for 408 thousand dollars.