A 2006 Fender Esquire Jeff Beck Replica Model, Serial No. YS409,
Lot 117
A 2006 Fender Esquire Jeff Beck Replica Model, Serial No. YS409,
Sold for US$ 13,420 inc. premium
Lot Details
A 2006 Fender Esquire Jeff Beck Replica Model,
Serial No. YS409,
Custom Shop Tribute Series, in cream finish, maple neck with skunk-stripe routing, the back of the headstock with Yuriy Shishkov Fender Custom Shop Transfer and Serial No. YS409, twenty-one fret fingerboard with dot inlays, one pickup, two rotary controls, selector switch, bridge baseplate with three adjustable saddles and black pickguard, signed on the body in black felt pen by Jeff Beck, additionally annotated with a star motif; and an Anvil flight case with black plush lining, the lid stenciled in white J. BECK FRAGILE, containing a Fender Custom Shop certificate signed by master builder Yuriy Shishkov, a Fender black leather guitar strap and an unopened bag of Fender accessories; and a black leather Fender Custom Shop wallet containing a further certificate and CD; accompanied by a color photograph of Jeff Beck holding the guitar following signing; a color Fender Custom Shop publicity photograph of Beck holding a tribute guitar with facsimile signature; and a presentation, Rolling Stone magazine cover,4 March , 2010, featuring a photograph of Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck, mounted and laminated on wooden display plaque, signed by Eric Clapton in silver felt pen, 11 ½ x 14 3/8 inches

Footnotes

  • This guitar is a highly detailed replica of Jeff Beck's 1954 Esquire that the guitarist used in his days with The Yardbirds in the 1960s and subsequently gave to his friend Seymour Duncan.

    This guitar has been generously donated by Mr. Nicolaus Springer, and kindly signed by Jeff Beck for the auction.

    Photo: a) Jeff Beck after signing the guitar in this lot, Autumn 2010. Photograph courtesy of Pete Mackay
    Photo: b) Clapton and Beck, Madison Square Garden, 18 & 19 February 2010. Photograph courtesy of Steve Proctor
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    Specialist - Entertainment Memorabilia
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