Indeed, recent appearances at such noteworthy venues as London's Royal Albert Hall and Paris' Olympia Theater have sold out within minutes.With survey after survey listing Benson as perhaps the finest guitarist alive today, it would only be logical that he would own exceptional instruments.A single lot in this auction will contain both the instrument used by Robert Blake playing the role of Smith in the Academy Award-winning film, and the actual guitar used by the real-life killer!
Guitar Dating using Source Date Code Alembic Serial Numbers Aria Guitar Serial Numbers Ballurio Serial Numbers B. Rich Serial Numbers Blue Book Serialization Page Carvin Identification Danelectro Serial Numbers D'Angelico Serial Numbers Dobro Serial Numbers Dr. From the initial selection and grading of rough sawn timber to the careful levelling and polishing of the frets, every step of the guitar making process is overseen by our luthiers in Melbourne Australia.In the early 1980's, Eddie famous for playing extraordinary looking Charvel guitars customized just for him.The approximately three hundred lots in the sale are roughly divided equally between fine acoustic instruments dating as far back as 1880 right through beautiful, recently-made examples, and sensational electric guitars, many of which are associated with well-known musicians.We have one of the largest selections of effects pedals in Chicago with many hard to find boutique pedal brands. We electric and acoustic guitars in a comfortable laid back environment steps away from the Damen Brown Line, 81 and 50 CTA bus.
The guitars we carry are more than just used guitars.
Though less well-known than a fine company like Martin (of which there will be many instruments in the auction), guitars from the Larson Bros. This auction will be featuring an assortment of these almost impossible-to-find instruments.
Among the many guitars worth noting is a guitar signed and played by Richie Sambora, and a yellow and black instrument ordered, owned and played by Eddie Van Halen and then seen with him in an Entertainment Tonight video.
Chicago’s vintage guitar shop is located in Ravenswood just west of Lincoln Square.
Rock N Roll Vintage is your one stop shop in Chicago for new guitars, vintage guitars, Chicago guitar lessons, guitar pedals, and we are currently the largest synth dealer in the Midwest. Rock N Roll Vintage Guitar Shop carries Fender, Gibson, Martin, Gretsch, Rickenbacker and other popular guitars and basses including boutique amps.
The event will be featuring several private collections including approximately 20 instruments coming directly from the great guitarist, George Benson.