London, South Kensington
29 May 1997
A 1960s electric guitar, the single cutaway thinline body with built in speaker, twenty-two fret bound rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays, single pickup, two rotary controls, metal bridge and tailpiece and cream pickguard -- the guitar nicknamed 'Little Queenie' was used by Keith Richards on the 1969 album Let It Bleed and given to the vendor by Richards in the early 1970s
Prince Stash Klossowski de Rola purchased this unusual guitar in Italy in the late 1960s and gave it to Keith Richards when they shared a house together in The Boltons in Kensington, London. They nicknamed the guitar 'Little Queenie' at this time.
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The built-in speaker gives this guitar the distinctive sound which can be heard on the Let It Bleed album.
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