• Country Music Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2276

    Country Music Sale

    3 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 73

    HANK THOMPSON

    GIBSON INCORPORATED, A GUITAR, J-200, KALAMAZOO, MI., 1959

    Price Realised  

    HANK THOMPSON
    GIBSON INCORPORATED, A GUITAR, J-200, KALAMAZOO, MI., 1959
    The headstock inlaid Gibson, labeled Style J-200 Gibson GUITAR Number A 30003 is hereby GUARANTEED against faulty workmanship and materials. Gibson INC. KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN, /U.S.A., stamped internally on the neck block S 8273 12, length of back: 20 15/16 in. (53.2 cm) with original case bearing a vinyl covered luggage tag reading Foundation for North American Big Game Ann Thompson Roanoke, TX Charter Annual Member Expires Qrt. 2, 1995 (2)


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    This 1959 J-200 was used by Thompson as a road guitar for song writing and practice. It was used by him at home for similar purposes and enjoyment.