GEORGE LOWDEN
GEORGE LOWDEN

CIRCA 1996, MODEL 038

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GEORGE LOWDEN
CIRCA 1996, MODEL 038
Labelled Lowden/Serial No 7070, Model 038/George Lowden/Lowden Guitars/Hand Made in Ireland, two-piece Brazilian rosewood back and sides bound in boxwood, cedar top with abalone pearl inlay, mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard and pearl inlay, length of back 20 1/16 in. (51 cm.); and original hardshell case with adhesive tape inscribed by Lee Dickson Auction #42 Lowden O-38

This guitar was a gift to Eric Clapton from Paul Brady. He used it at the 39th Grammy Awards ceremony at Madison Square Garden on the 26th February 1997 at which he received awards for the categories Record Of The Year and Male Pop Vocal for the song Change the World from the Phenomenon soundtrack. Clapton performed the song on this guitar in a duet with the track's producer Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds. (2)

Lot Essay

EC: It's a beautiful guitar - great tone..Look at the wood - it's fabulous wood. This was used all the way through Pilgrim on every track virtually.

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