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DAVID BOWIE OWNED AND USED SIGNED TAKAMINE ACOUSTIC ELECTRIC GUITAR.

DAVID BOWIE SIGNED TAKAMINE ACOUSTIC ELECTRIC GUITAR - OWNED AND POSSIBLY USED. A stunning piece of Bowie memorabilia here. This is a 12 string Takamine G Series Acoustic Electric guitar EG-355SC signed with an inscription 'Ground Control To Major Tom' by David Bowie, dated 2003. This is one of only two known guitars that have been signed with this inscription. The vendor won a signed Bowie guitar in a 2002 online charity auction (for 'Bikers Against Drunk Drivers') but it arrved in a damaged state. He contacted BowieNet who put him in touch with Bowie's management company, who promptly organised the sending of a replacement guitar. This guitar arrived with clear evidence of having been used (scratches on scratch plate) so it is thought that this could have been one that David had been playing at the time. The vendor has supplied the auction house with proof of his purchase from the charity auction. Please note the photos of David Bowie signing a similar guitar are not for this specific guitar - a number of these guitars were signed on behalf of the charity and these photos were sent out to winning buyers.

Sold for £20,000


 

DAVID BOWIE SIGNED TAKAMINE ACOUSTIC ELECTRIC GUITAR - OWNED AND POSSIBLY USED. A stunning piece of Bowie memorabilia here. This is a 12 string Takamine G Series Acoustic Electric guitar EG-355SC signed with an inscription 'Ground Control To Major Tom' by David Bowie, dated 2003. This is one of only two known guitars that have been signed with this inscription. The vendor won a signed Bowie guitar in a 2002 online charity auction (for 'Bikers Against Drunk Drivers') but it arrved in a damaged state. He contacted BowieNet who put him in touch with Bowie's management company, who promptly organised the sending of a replacement guitar. This guitar arrived with clear evidence of having been used (scratches on scratch plate) so it is thought that this could have been one that David had been playing at the time. The vendor has supplied the auction house with proof of his purchase from the charity auction. Please note the photos of David Bowie signing a similar guitar are not for this specific guitar - a number of these guitars were signed on behalf of the charity and these photos were sent out to winning buyers.

Auction: Day 1: Music Memorabilia | Day 2: Rare & Collectable Vinyl Records, Tue, 27th Apr 2021

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