Jimi Hendrix guitar is auctioned for over R $ 1 million

Jimi Hendrix guitar is auctioned for over R $ 1 million

A find for fans of Jimi Hendrix, the Japanese Sunburst model guitar that the guitarist used between 1962 and 1964, when he still did not have the name he would have years later, went to auction and ended up being sold for US $ 216 thousand, something like R $ 1.1 million, according to news from Rolling Stone magazine.

According to the auction agency GWS Auctions, which promoted the auction, Hendrix bought the guitar in the period following that which served in the United States. It was with this instrument that Jimi Hendrix, for a short time, played with musicians like Wilson Pickett, Slim Harpo, Ike and his wife, Tina Turner, e a lenda Jackie Wilson.”

Hendrix's guitar

Hendrix’s guitar

The instrument, however, was left in New York when Hendrix left for the United Kingdom to form the Jimi Hendrix Experience and ended up being looked after by the guitarist’s friend, Mike Quashie. More than R $ 1 million in an instrument may seem expensive, but for the auction market it doesn’t mean so much when you know the 1942 Martin D-18 guitar by Elvis Presley, it sold US $ 1.3 million, the equivalent of more of R $ 7 million

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It is not news that many celebrities have achieved fame and fortune because of their good looks, although they have later proved their competence and talent in their respective areas. Other personalities, including music and sport, have gained notoriety for being extremely skilled and their bodies for being a work tool (and a success one, of course). And just to protect themselves from possible incidents, many stars insured their body parts so that their careers would not be harmed. In the gallery, meet the famous Brazilians and internationals who have already resorted to policies with the aim of safeguarding physical integrity. See values!


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