Jimmy Page: a Martin D-28 Marquis 'Birthday Special 2007' guitar,
Lot 226
Jimmy Page: A Martin D-28 Marquis 'Birthday Special 2007' guitar owned and played by Jimmy Page,
Sold for £26,250 (US$ 44,121) inc. premium
Auction Details
Jimmy Page: A Martin D-28 Marquis 'Birthday Special 2007' guitar owned and played by Jimmy Page, Jimmy Page: a Martin D-28 Marquis 'Birthday Special 2007' guitar,
Lot Details
Rock & Pop Memorabilia 1950s & 1960s
Jimmy Page: A Martin D-28 Marquis 'Birthday Special 2007' guitar owned and played by Jimmy Page,
serial no. 1151442, label inside body signed by J.R. Warner and C.F. Martin IV, fingerboard inlaid with Led Zeppelin and Zodiac symbols and the guitarist's name, in original hard case, together with a signed letter from Jimmy Page and a colour photograph of him playing the guitar

Footnotes

  • The letter accompanying this lot states that:
    Jimmy Page acquired the Martin guitar on 15th November 2006. It was a guitar that had been kindly donated to the ABC Trust/Jimmy Page (ABC Patron). Jimmy Page played this guitar at home and at the Roy Harper 70th Birthday Concert at London's Royal Festival Hall on 5th November 2011, where he played the iconic 'The Same Old Rock' with Roy, to celebrate the 1971 recording of the album 'Stormcock' and Roy's 70th birthday. Footage of Jimmy playing this guitar is seen at; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2bdLAVHbQU

    Sold on behalf of the Action for Brazil's Children Trust.

    The ABC Trust is dedicated to helping the street children and most vulnerable young people of Brazil. By raising awareness and funding it supports the work of local, community-led organisations which give children the education, support and inspiration that they need to transform their own lives.
Activities
Contacts
  1. Katherine Schofield nee Williams
    Specialist - Entertainment Memorabilia
    Bonhams
    Work
    Montpelier Street
    London, SW7 1HH
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 207 393 3871
    FaxFax: +44 20 7393 3873