A 1979 Danny Ferrington Three-Quarter Size, Serial No. 22,

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Lot 8
A 1979 Danny Ferrington Three-Quarter Size,
Serial No. 22,

Sold for US$ 42,700 inc. premium
A 1979 Danny Ferrington Three-Quarter Size,
Serial No. 22,
with maker's label to interior inscribed 'Ferrington, Built for Eric Clapton, Nov. 8, 1979, #22, Nashville, Tennessee, signed by Danny Ferrington', in sunburst finish, flame maple body, spruce top, flame maple neck, rosewood headstock facing with abalone trim, eighteen fret ebony fingerboard with dot inlays, abalone body trim and inlay to rosette, ebony pin bridge, gold-plated Schaller tuners and imitation tortoiseshell pickguard; and a black hardshell contour case with dark blue plush lining with Philippine Airlines First Class Cabin baggage label; signed on the back of the headstock by Eric Clapton in black felt pen

Saleroom notices

  • Is now accompanied by a hand-written & signed note from guitar maker Danny Ferrington which states that he built this 'tipple size' guitar for Eric Clapton in 1979:...Eric loved this guitar. He said he liked the look of carrying it around and getting off an airplane with it, I always said they were professional quality toys...
A 1979 Danny Ferrington Three-Quarter Size, Serial No. 22,
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