• Country Music Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2276

    Country Music Sale

    3 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 150

    RODNEY CROWELL

    GIBSON INCORPORATED, A GUITAR, J-200, KALAMAZOO, MI., 1956

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    RODNEY CROWELL
    GIBSON INCORPORATED, A GUITAR, J-200, KALAMAZOO, MI., 1956
    The headstock inlaid Gibson, labeled Style J-200 Gibson GUITAR Number A 21984 is hereby GUARANTEED against faulty workmanship and materials. Gibson INC. KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN, U.S.A., stamped internally on the neck block - 311 17, length of back: 20 7/8 in. (53 cm) with case (2)


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    In conversations with Rodney Crowell he said that the original pickguard was removed to help increase its tonal volume and that he used this guitar for recording sessions.

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    SPECIAL THANKS TO:

    Simeon Lipman Maria-Elena Orbea
    Doug Green Brenda Colladay
    David Ferguson
    David Conrad
    Ray Martin
    Glen Thompson
    Ray Benson
    Lynda Dyer
    Robert and Catherine Sullivan
    Bill Lloyd
    Gene Elders
    Les Leverett
    Ronnie Reno
    Warren Kice
    Ann Thompson
    Reggie Jackson
    Bill Miller
    Laurence Wexer
    Geoff Stelling
    John Carter and Laura Cash
    Manuel
    Dusty Rogers
    Rodney Crowell
    George Gruhn
    Jamie Hartford
    The Station Inn
    And lastly, a hearty thanks to Marty Stuart for his guidance and advice. He is one of the keepers of the flame of this uniquely American art form, stoking it higher with his passion and hot pickin'.