Lot 1015 View Catalog
A 2004 Gibson SG Special 'Faded' electric guitar, Serial Number 02924479, natural finish, double cutaway solid Mahogany body, black pickguard, Gibson Deluxe tuners with mint green key tuning pegs, Mahogany neck, 22 fret fingerboard pearloid inlays, Gibson logo at head stock, one 490R Alnico magnet humbucker pick up, one 490T Alnico magnet humbucker pickup, four rotary controls (two volume, two tone), one three way selector switch, Tune-o-matic/Stop bar tailpiece, chrome hardware, together with soft-shell case. Made in the U.S.A. This guitar features custom artwork by guitar icon Jeff Beck. The former Yardbirds' guitarist mounted a rectangular metal plaque behind the tailpiece that features a large etched signature. The lot also includes four photos of Beck working on the guitar in his workshop as well as a photo of him posing with the finished product. Beck, along with guitar luminaries Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix remain widely popular today for their guitar innovations created in the 1960s. The guitarist was born in 1944 in Surrey, England.