Guitars signed by Tony Iommi, Robert Plant, Carlos Santana and more to be auctioned off in aid of MusiCares

A huge amount of pop-culture memorabilia is going under the hammer.

Some of the guitars to be auctioned off.

L-R: signed guitars from Robert Plant and Tony Iommi, Hans Zimmer and Billy Gibbons. Image: Julien’s Auctions

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Guitars signed by Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi, Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant, Willie Nelson, Billy Gibbons and more are some of the highlights of an upcoming auction in aid of MusiCares.

The full auction, hosted by Julien’s Auctions, boasts items offered by a laundry list of household names including but not limited to Barbra Streisand, Bee Gees, Bill Wyman, Billie Eilish, Blake Shelton, Brandon Flowers (The Killers), Carlos Santana, Carole King, Cher, Chrissie Hynde, Coldplay, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr., Depeche Mode, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Hans Zimmer, Joan Jett, John Stamos, Ozzy Osbourne, Patti Smith, Peyton Manning, Rhett Atkins, Rick Fox, Sir Tom Jones, Snoop Dog, Thomas Rhett, Tom Petty, Tom Waits and Willie Nelson.

The sale goes live on 9 September. Proceeds will go towards MusiCares’ efforts to support the music community through the ongoing global pandemic. Advance bidding starts on Monday, 17 August.

Guitar highlights from the auction include:

  • A Gibson SG Standard ‘61 guitar in vintage cherry signed by Robert Plant and Tony Iommi, estimated to fetch between $4,000 and $6,000.
  • A black Fender Squier Stratocaster signed by Depeche Mode members Dave Gahan, Andy Fletcher and Martin Gore, estimated to fetch between $2,000 and $3,000
  • A Gibson American Eagle LG-2 acoustic guitar signed by Taylor Swift, estimated to fetch between $2,000 and $3,000.
  • A limited-edition PRS Carlos Santana Abraxas SE limited edition guitar signed by Carlos Santana himself, estimated to fetch between $4,000 and $6,000.

Countless other guitar and non-guitar items are going under the hammer, so check out the full listing here. For more guitar news, click here.


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