Eddie’s guitars on public sale
The Canadian Press – Oct 19, 2020 / 10:02 am | Story: 313775
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Two guitars owned, performed and partly designed by the late Eddie Van Halen can be going up for public sale.
A 2004 EVH Charvel Artwork Sequence electrical guitar and a custom-made electrical guitar Van Halen constructed at his house studio along with his guitar tech Matt Bruck and given to a good friend in 1991 can be among the many gadgets on the market on the occasion dubbed “Icons & Idols Trilogy: Rock ‘N’ Roll,” beginning Dec. 5, Julien’s Auctions introduced Monday.
Each guitars had been hand-striped by Van Halen within the acquainted model of most of his guitars courting again to the primary Van Halen album in 1978. Every of the guitars is predicted to fetch between $60,000 and $80,000.
The guitar legend and Rock and Roll Corridor of Famer died of most cancers on Oct. 6 at age 65.
The public sale was in already within the works on the time.
“As we had been getting ready for our annual ‘Icons & Idols: Rock and Roll’ public sale lineup, we had been surprised to listen to the unhappy information of Eddie Van Halen’s passing final week,” Julien’s Public sale’s president Darren Julien stated in an announcement. “We’re honoured to incorporate at this occasion two of his iconic guitars from his sensible and blazing profession as one among rock’s biggest and most gifted guitar heroes.”
The public sale additionally features a Fender Stratocaster performed, and smashed, by Kurt Cobain on Nirvana’s 1994 In Utero Tour, and a crystal-studded white glove worn by Michael Jackson on the Jackson brothers’ 1984 Victory Tour.