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    Sale 5871

    Popular Culture: Rock & Pop

    1 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 166

    Paul McCartney

    Price Realised  


    Paul McCartney
    A mid-1960s Hofner 500/1 Bass in sunburst finish, bound maple body, spruce top, maple neck, twenty-two fret bound ebony fingerboard with dot inlays, two pickups, selector switch, control plate with two rotary controls and three switches, ebony bridge, nickel-plated metal tailpiece, signed and inscribed across to the upper treble bout in black felt pen Cheers! Paul McCartney '93; and a black soft case; accompanied by a video cassette showing McCartney signing the guitar (2)

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    This guitar was autographed by Paul McCartney in Paris at a book signing in a branch of Fnac.

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