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Neil Young guitars, amps, recording gear, and musical instruments up for auction

Laura  Barnes
Neil Young guitars, amps, recording gear, and musical instruments up for auction

Julien’s Auctions has announced that over 200 pieces of MI gear from rock and roll icon Neil Young personal collection will be up for auction on December 9th 2017.

The auction features guitars, vintage recording gear, amplifiers and a host of musical instruments from Young’s iconic harmonicas to a 1929 theremin.

Highlights of Young’s guitars on offer include:

– 1957 orange Gretsch 6130 Roundup electric guitar with DeArmond pickups (pictured; estimate: $8,000-$10,000)
– 1935 Martin F-7 acoustic guitar (estimate: $6,000-$8,000)
– 1957 sunburst Gretsch Country Club 6182 guitar (estimate: $4,000-$6,000)
– 1965 Gibson ES-345 left handed electric guitar (estimate: $4,000-$6,000)
– 1999 Gretsch White Falcon SS (estimate: $3,000-$5,000)
– 1976 Fender Precision bass guitar (estimate: $3,000-$5,000)
– 1984 Takamine Jasmine S33 acoustic guitar with an image of Neil Young on the back (estimate: $2,000-$3,000)
– 1977 Martin D-19 acoustic 6-string guitar Young played on the album recordings of songs “Goin’ Back,” “Human Highway” and “Lost in Space” (estimate: $2,000-$3,000)
– 1960s Silvertone electric guitar and case amp (estimate: $2,000-$4,000)
– Black Eko acoustic guitar, model E-85 (estimate: $2,000-$3,000)
– Maton Pty. Ltd. Guitarron acoustic bass acoustic bass guitar used on “Love is a Rose” (estimate: $2,000-$4,000)
– Martin D-M dreadnought acoustic guitar played by Young on tour in 1996 (estimate: $2,000-$3,000)
– 1995 Takamine Jasmine acoustic bass guitar signed by members of Green Day (estimate: $2,000-$3,000)
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The collection spans Young’s five-decade career and can be viewed in full at

Julien’s Auctions Gallery
805 North La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90069
Monday, December  4th  – Saturday, December 9th
Free to the public daily: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. PST

Saturday, December 9, 2017
Property from the Collection of Neil Young
Session I: 10:00 a.m. PST
Session II: 2:00 p.m. PST

Registration is required to bid in this online auction and can be done in person at the exhibition, or online before the sale at the Juliens Auctions Registration page to bid by phone, proxy or in person, or online at to bid live online, or by calling (310) 836-1818.

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