• Popular Culture: Rock and Pop  auction at Christies

    Sale 5554

    Popular Culture: Rock and Pop Memorabilia

    24 June 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 136

    The Who John Entwistle

    Price Realised  


    This lot is offered without a reserve

    The Who John Entwistle
    A 1962 Fender Precision Bass; serial number 80965, in white finish, double cutaway alder body, maple neck, twenty fret "slab" Brazilian wood fingerboard with dot inlays, one pickup, two rotary controls, nickel plated bridge baseplate with four adjustable saddles, faux tortoise shell pickguard; nickel plated pickup and bridge covers; Fender black rectangular hardshell case; accompanied by a letter signed by John Entwistle confirming the guitar was part of his collection

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    This Fender Precision Bass is believed to have been one of Entwistle's earliest guitars. Originally sunburst in colour, John, in his letter confirms that he had it re-finished white.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.
    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.


    From the collection of Brad and Diana Rodgers of www.whocollection.com