Gibson Byrdland Alcinos, Serial No. 21579002,
Lot 72
A 2009 Gibson Byrdland, Serial No. 21579002,
Sold for US$ 29,280 inc. premium
Lot Details
A 2009 Gibson Byrdland,
Serial No. 21579002,
printed maker's label to interior inscribed with the model name Byrdland and serial number, in natural finish, with gold-plated metal parts, thinline flame maple body with single round cutaway, spruce top with bound f-holes, laminate flame maple neck, twenty-two fret bound ebony fingerboard with block inlays, headstock facing with flowerpot motif inlay, two Alnico pickups, four rotary controls, selector switch, metal bridge, metal tailpiece and bound imitation tortoiseshell pickguard; and a black hardshell contour case with purple plush lining containing various accessories including manufacturer's warranty and Gibson Custom Certificate Of Authenticity and tie-on label

Footnotes

  • Photo: Clapton playing Howlin' Wolf's Forty Four with his 1955 Gibson Byrdland, similar to this guitar, on the last of the blues only Tours, Budokan, Tokyo, 13 October 1995. Photograph courtesy of Moriyasu Aono.
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