23 June 2009,
Price realised USD 22,500
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
Stevie Ray Vaughan
A Tokai Stratocaster-style guitar, Serial No. 0800, natural cherry to black sunburst finish, double cutaway body, 21 fret fingerboard, with three standard Stratocaster-style single coil pickups, selector switch, three rotary controls and black pickguard, owned by Stevie Ray Vaughan. Additionally, Vaughan used this guitar on a Tokai promotional poster in which he can be clearly seen holding the instrument, a copy of which is also included. Also present is a letter of authenticity and an original hardshell case.
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