The Cure: A Schecter RS 1000 guitar in black gloss finish owned and played by Robert Smith,
Lot 403
The Cure: A Schecter RS 1000 guitar in black gloss finish owned and played by Robert Smith,
Sold for £27,500 (US$ 46,716) inc. premium
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The Cure: A Schecter RS 1000 guitar in black gloss finish owned and played by Robert Smith, The Cure: A Schecter RS 1000 guitar in black gloss finish owned and played by Robert Smith, The Cure: A Schecter RS 1000 guitar in black gloss finish owned and played by Robert Smith,
Lot Details
Rock & Pop Memorabilia
The Cure: A Schecter RS 1000 guitar in black gloss finish owned and played by Robert Smith,
serial number 07060909, finger board inlaid with stars and moon motif, lyric notes on white paper for 'That Boy I Never Knew', taped along top side along with chord changes DGFAB handwritten in silver ink, inscribed on the body by Smith in sliver pen I'd love to see him sleep, I'd love to know him dream....The Cure 2008 additionally signed later Robert Smith 2013, accompanied by a Gator hardshell case with black plush lining, with masking tape on the outside labelled in black pen That Boy I Never Knew, DGCFAD and inscribed on the case in silver ink CURE 2008, RS1000, ABINK

Footnotes

  • The letter which Robert Smith has kindly provided to accompany the lot states The Cure played the (as yet unreleased) song 'A Boy I Never Knew' around 20 times ...and this Schecter RS-1000 is the guitar I used for every one of those performances.

    This guitar is being sold on behalf of the charity Amaze, who support families with disabled children, and was donated by Robert Smith directly to the charity.
    Smith's letter concludes Amaze - It's a very special instrument for a for a very special charity!.

    Bonhams would like to thank Robert Smith for his contribution to this catalogue entry.

    www.amazebrighton.org.uk.
    www.schecterguitars.com/products/Acoustic-Guitar/Robert-Smith-RS-1000.aspx
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