Entertainment Desk, Staff Reporter, Apon Chowdhury, Dhaka Office: Alltimenews.com:- Bob Dylan’s guitar sells for $396,000 at auction- The guitar Bob Dylan played on the Concert for Bangladesh and in the course of his Rolling Thunder Revue bought at auction Saturday for almost $four hundred,000, exceeding pre-auction estimations, reviews the Rolling Stone.
An nameless purchaser purchased Dylan’s 1963 Martin D-28 acoustic guitar from Heritage Auctions for $396,000, nearly $100,000 more than its expected pinnacle bid.
Larry Cragg, who served as Dylan’s guitar repairman, put up the guitar for public sale, the Associated Press reports. Cragg bought the acoustic guitar from the music icon in 1977 for $500; a replica of the receipt was protected inside the sale together with extra provenance.
“According to Cragg, he has stored the guitar in a humidity-managed surroundings, with loosened strings for the forty years it is been in his possession, and it has now not been performed since it become wielded through Bob Dylan in 1977,” Heritage Auctions said of the guitar.
Dylan notably used the guitar while acting at George Harrison’s famed Concert for Bangladesh in New York as well as in the mid-Nineteen Seventies while visiting together with his Rolling Thunder Revue.
In 1977, Dylan decided to perform totally with Gibson guitars and offered the tool to Cragg. In 2013, Dylan’s sunburst Fender Stratocaster from the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sold at public sale for a then-record $965,000.
Entertainment Desk, Alltimenews.com