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***WITHDRAWN FROM AUCTION*** BASS GUITAR AMP RECEIPTS, BASS GUITAR STRINGS AND LEAD GUITAR TUITION BOOKS. Two purchase receipts from A1 Music, Manchester dated Jan 1977 for Sound City Amps and guitar strings, a compliments card from A1 Music, 3 of Hooky's bass guitar strings and 3 of Bernard's guitar tuition books with one having details written in the reverse of an address in Whalley Range where he was to meet Ian Curtis).

"When Barney and I settled down those first few weeks after The Sex Pistol’s Gig, we became quickly aware of how hard it was to learn to play. We were learning together and thought it might be an idea for us to get some help. We again, bought these from Mamelok’s. I bought the Bass version which was no use at all to me (I’ve never been good with Manuals) The note stickers in the back of the book came in handy, but wore off very quickly in a gig format. Too much beer, sweat and spit etc. So I wrote mine on with Tippex and varnished it so it would last. I lent my book to someone and never got it back, shame. I borrowed these off Barney many times to try and learn guitar myself but I could never master it. They were dumped in New Order’s rehearsal room and I found them when we moved out. It’s a good thing Palmer Hughes doesn’t work on commission."

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Estimate £300 - £600Mar 2, 2019
Newton-Le-Willows, UK