A 1957 Gibson LG-2 acoustic guitar with a sunburst finish, from an extensive singular-owner collection, is one of several guitars coming to auction Feb. 25 through Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers.
There's no question that The Beatles' popularity is something of legend, and auction results of Beatles-used gear confirms popularity among collectors. Noah Fleisher, author of The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four explores this facet of Beatles memorabilia with collecting expert Andy Babiuk.
Stage-used guitars owned by George Harrison and Eric Clapton will cross the auction block May 16, along with more than 600 other lots in the Music Memorabilia Auction presented by Julien's Auctions.
The Feb. 8 Winter Estates Auction at Ahlers & Ogletree will feature more than 500 lots, representing a dizzying array of categories, including duck decoys, militaria, collectible coins, vintage guitars, original artwork, baby boomer items, and celebrity and political memorabilia.