17 December 2004,
Price realised USD 23,900
USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
BOB DYLAN OWNED AND PLAYED GUITAR
1961 - 1963
A 1960 classical accoustic guitar, no serial number, natural finish, hollow body with design around f-hole, dark finish sides and back, 19 fret custom ebony fingerboard, together with hardshell case. Played extensively by Bob Dylan in New York City from 1961 through 1963 and was used to create several of Dylan's early works. Also present are two letters of authenticity and a cassette which features an early recording of Dylan playing the guitar (including a version of "Let Me Follow You Down") from Peter and Eve McKenzie, who Dylan lived with during that time.
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