5 Gitar Termahal di Dunia

1. Reach out to Asia Fender Stratocaster: $2.7 million

This guitar sold at auction in Qatar in 2005, to raise funds for Reach out to Asia, a charity formed to help the tsunami victims. Coordinated by Bryan Adams, was signed by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Brian May, Jimmy Page, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Pete Townsend, Mark Knopfler, Ray Davis, Liam Gallagher, Ronnie Wood, Tony Iommi, Angus & Malcolm Young, Paul McCartney, Sting, Ritchie Blackmore, Def Leppard and Bryan Adams himself. Initially taken by the Qatari royal family for $ 1 million and later donated to charity, after it was sold again to a price of $ 2.7 million, which means that the guitar has yielded a total of $ 3.7 million dollars for charity.

Reach out to Asia Fender Stratocaster


2. Jimi Hendrix’s 1968 Stratocaster: Estimated Price $2 million

This guitar Hendrix played at Woodstock in 1969. From 1970 until 1990 was in charge of drummer Mitch Mitchell, before emerging to the surface in 1990 at the opening of the new Fender Artist Centre complete with cigarette burns on the headstock, and Trademark Jimi reverse stringing. It sold at Sotheby’s in the same year for $ 198,000. The rumors say that Paul Allen (Bill Gates’ right-hand man at Microsoft) is paid two million dollars for this guitar in 1998.

Jimi Hendrix’s 1968 Stratocaster



3. Bob Marley’s Custom made Washburn 22 series Hawk: estimated Price $1.2 to 2 million

Classified as a national asset by the government of Jamaica, this guitar is one of only seven guitar of reggae icon’s life. On November 21, 1971, after a gig in Vancouver, Marley gave the guitar to a guitar technician Gary Carlsen with the words, “Take it as you will understand later.” Amazing, Carlsen took this as a sign that he should use the gifts he has given to a better world in some way, and so he founded the charity “Different Journeys, One Destination”, offers guitar as a prize in the lottery.

Bob Marley’s Custom made Washburn 22 series Hawk


4. Blackie – Stratocaster hybrid: $959,500

In 1970, due to the effect from other guitarist, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton decided to switch from Gibson to the Stratocaster guitar. Clapton bought six vintage Strats from the guitar shop in Texas for a hundred dollars each. He gave three to go (for George Harrison, Pete Townshend and Steve Winwood) and then collect the best parts of the remaining three. which he named ‘Blackie’ as a dark finish. Clapton Blackie played for the first time in January 1973, and continues to do so until he retired in 1985 because of neck problems. Blackie sold at auction in 2004, and became the one of the world’s most expensive guitar for $ 959,000.

Blackie – Stratocaster hybrid


5. Eric Clapton’s 1964 Gibson ES0335 TDC: $847,500
The guitar was used as Clapton’s guitar particularly during 1964, but only rarely after that. It took the highest price ever paid for a Gibson when auctioned.
Eric Clapton’s 1964 Gibson ES0335 TDC

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