Bolan’s Guitar Goes For A Song

Written by Ben Simons. Posted in Music, Shopping, Showbiz

Bolan’s Guitar Goes For A Song

Published on April 26, 2007 with No Comments

Marc BolanA 39-year-old guitar owned by glam-rock legend Marc Bolan was the most expensive item sold at a Rock and Pop Memorabilia Auction by Christie’s in London on Thiursday.

The Gibson Flying V electric guitar went for £36,000. Bolan used the guitar for a number of recordings as well as TV appearances including Top Of The Pops in 1971 while performing the classic Get It On.

Other items up for auction included a guitar used by Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler and a 10CC presentation gold disc for the album Deceptive Bends.

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