24 June 1999
A c.1962 Gibson SG Les Paul Junior
Serial No. 72646, in a cherry red finish, mahogany body with double cutaways, mahogany neck, twenty-two fret rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays, headstock face with Les Paul JUNIOR lettering, single P-90 pickup, two rotary controls, combination bridge/stud metal tailpiece and black pickguard; and a black softshell contour case with Lee Dickson's handwritten tie-on label '62 Gibson S.G. Les Paul Jnr. 2646 and adhesive paper label similarly inscribed
The SG Les Paul Junior was introduced in 1961.
Eric Clapton acquired this guitar for collecting purposes and has played it now and then.
Gibson SG Les Paul Junior/Cherry Red
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See footnote to lot 17.
Fewer than 30 of these horseshoe-back armchairs are known to exist. This one comes to auction on 13 September in New York
Important Chinese works of art from one of America’s leading cultural institutions coming to auction in New York