Expensive Acoustic Guitar
Expensive Acoustic Guitar : Those of us who are in the music industry know that prices are quite high especially the high grade products and the name brands well this story is one with a twist John Lennon is thought to have recorded and written a number of hit songs, including Love Me Do and I Want to Hold Your Hand, on the Gibson J-160E. The story goes the guitar was one of only two of its type flown from the US to England in 1962 for Lennon and George Harrison.
Lennon used the guitar for about a year before swapping it with Harrison in 1963, after which vanished without a trace for more than 50 years the guitar’s whereabouts remained unknown until a man in California discovered last year that an instrument in his possession may have historical value. The guitar was then looked at by Beatles’ instruments expert Andy Babiuk, who was able to identify it by its unique markings as the one Lennon used. It has recently been sold at auction in California for $2.4m (£1.5m).