6/12/2018 Musical instruments, Latest News
Preview of the latest lots to be added to the auction.
Christian Hammig Cello, with two piece flamed maple back, and light orange varnish, length of back 76cm, together with Hiscox hard case, Paebold bow and one other violin bow. Estimate £400-600
Stephen Haddock Renaissance eight course lute, with eleven rib bowl back, label to interior dated 1994, 68cm long, with hard case. Estimate £300-500
Gretsch Electromatic G5120 semi acoustic electric guitar, in orange finish, Licensed Bigsby tremelo arm, serial number KS08083475, 108cm long, with strap and hardcase. Estimate £250-350
Korg Trident Mk1 keyboard and stand, with sustain peddle, volume swell peddle, cables and instruction book, together with a Peavy KB-300 Keyboard amplifier, both with PAT test dated 6/12/18. The keyboard measures 102cm wide, the amplifier measures 61cm wide x 70cm high Estimate £1,500 -2,000
B C Rich Kerry King Wartribe Warloch electric guitar, pinstriped black finish, serial number F01090562, 110cm long Estimate £80-120
Yamaha YTS-23 saxophone, serial number 014350, with case which measures 79cm wide and a collection of music books. £200-300
Performance percussion drum kit, finished in metallic red, including bass drum and pedal, stool, snare and stand, floor tom and two rack toms, ride cymbal, 5A sticks, and drum key.Estimate £150-250
Washburn A-20V electric guitar, black offset body with red binding, serial number 640179, 102cm long Estimate £200-400
Beautiful four string banjo by Parker of Penzance, with Indian rosewood neck carved with fish, headstock inlaid with seahorse, bound ebony fretboard inlaid with pearl block markers bearing fish motifs, heel numbered 311, resonator of birds eye maple, rosewood binding, abalone seahorse inlaid surrounded by an inlaid ring, with case and paperwork. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500
Fender USA Highway 1 Stratocaster, circa 2006, stain black finish, aged off white three ply scratch plate, rosewood fingerboard, large 1970's style headstock. Estimate £250-350
The White Falcon one of the most iconic and eye catching instruments of the Gretsch line up. First produced in 1954 as a showcase for the NAMM music show, it received such adoration it went into production and has remained in the Gretsch catalogue to this day. The instrument featured in our 25th April Musical Instrument Sale was made in 2008 to commemorate 125 years of that ‘Great Gretsch Sound’ and carries a plaque on the back of the headstock. In absolutely mint condition this guitar carries a presale estimate of £1,400 – 1,800
Also included in the auction is a rare Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster finished in ‘Bad Boy Blue’ a see through finish showing off the ash grained solid body underneath. With ebony fingerboard and fast playing action the guitar features S1 Switching offering even more tonal variations to the Strats arsenal. The Bad Boy Stratocaster is estimated at £600-800.
On a five string note, we have just received a gorgeous Gibson Mastertone RB250 Banjo featuring a Fults Cumberland Tailpiece upgrade. This clever tailpiece allows the player the option of altering string tension and ultimately tone and playablity. The Gibson is expected to sell for £1,100 – 1,500.
Also arrived for sale in April is this Tenor Viol /Viola da Gamba by Rudolph Fiedler, with two piece back, labelled inside and dated 2002, 120cm overall length, 68cm scale length estimate £150-300
A selection of violins have arrived for auction in April including this Mirecourt violin labelled G. Fournier, with two piece flamed maple back and red brown varnish, estimate £300-500
If you have any musical instruments you are considering selling please call Chris Large on 01270 623878 or email email@example.com