24 June 1999
A 1959 Gibson J-200
Serial No. A32323, Factory Order No. S2734 1, in sunburst finish, maple body, spruce top, maple neck, twenty-fret bound rosewood fingerboard with crest inlays, headstock face with crown motif inlay, wooden moustache-shaped pin bridge, imitation tortoise-shell pickguard with floral motif; and a brown hardshell contour case with pink plush lining and Lee Dickson's handwritten tie-on label '60 Gibson J.200 S.Burst 32323 and paper adhesive label similarly inscribed
The J-200 originally called the Super Jumbo (SJ) 200 was introduced in late 1937.
Eric Clapton said that he played this guitar frequently and kept it around at home for writing and so on. Lee Dickson recalls that Clapton has had this guitar since the late 1970s.
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