May 29, 2012

Richard Gere update


  • New York, Rockefeller Plaza
  • 11 October 2011


Christie’s is proud to present The Richard Gere Guitar Collection. This sale will offer a broad representation of vintage American guitars and amplifiers from the marquee names of C.F. Martin, Gibson, Fender, Marshall and Vox, as well as iconic guitars once belonging to Albert King and Peter Tosh.
As a leading Hollywood figure, Richard Gere is known for his dynamic roles and iconic characters, but he is also an accomplished musician. With a passion for American vintage guitars, Mr. Gere amassed a personal collection built upon their playability and craftsmanship.

GIBSON INCORPORATED

A SOLID-BODY ELECTRIC GUITAR, FLYING V, ASCRIBED AS THE EX-ALBERT KING, KALAMAZOO, MI., 1958
Price Realized: $74,500

Sale Total including Buyer’s Premium: 936,437 (USD)


Apparently the money went to charity.

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