RR Auction Home
Current Auction Is Open For Bidding
 
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About Us   Featured Lots   Reviews 
Bidder Login
Show Password

New Bidder Registration
Forgot your password?

The Current Auction
Ends January 21st
Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction Preview
Begins Jan 22
Search
Advanced Search
By Item Number
Gallery Search
Past Auction Search
Bidding
How Do I Bid?
What is BidTracker™?
New Bidder Registration
The 30-Minute Rule
Terms and Conditions
New to RR Auction?
About Us
Testimonials
Register to Bid
Jobs at RR Auction
Press Releases
Consign to RR Auction
How to Consign
2021 Auction Calendar
Jan 13
Jan 21
Feb 10
Feb 18
Mar 10
Mar 18
  View All Dates & Deadlines

Item 402 - Beatles: Paul McCartney Catalog 549 (Apr 2019)

Back To Previous Page
(we are no longer accepting bids on this item)
Minimum Bid: $1,000.00
Sold Price: $26,487.50 (includes buyer's premium)

Description


Hofner 'violin' bass guitar with a natural finish and pearloid accents, signed beautifully on the body in black felt tip, "Paul McCartney, 1989." Includes a hardshell carrying case. In fine condition. Accompanied by three photographs of McCartney posing with the bass and the original recipient, as well as a certificate of authenticity from Tracks, noting that the signed guitar "was obtained by rock photographer, Frederyk Gabowicz, who met Paul McCartney on numerous occasions in Germany. They were originally introduced to one another by mutual friend Klaus Voormann. The guitar was signed for Frederyk backstage at the German TV show Bios Bahnhof." Basses signed on the body by McCartney are far scarcer than those signed on the pickguard. A gorgeous instrument signed by the Beatle that made Hofners one of the most identifiable bass guitars in rock music history—a magnificent example with provenance to match.

Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.

Images


Click image to enlarge Click image to enlarge Click image to enlarge Click image to enlarge Click image to enlarge

Important Information


Tips For Consignors

Auctions

For a complete list of auction beginning and ending dates, check our dates and deadlines page.