Vintage Guitars

We’ve been fortunate enough to handle the sale of some quite wonderful guitars, with perhaps the pièce de résistance being Mick Ronson’s exceptional ’76 Gibson Les Paul (which sold to a private bidder for £100,000!). We have a worldwide customer base that will pay top prices at auction for all makes and models of quality guitars. Whether it be an acoustic, electric or bass guitar we can assist.  We recently sold a 1952 Les Paul that for £18,000, however we appreciate that not all guitars are worth thousands and will happily assist you whether the guitar you are looking to sell is worth £50 or £50k. 

On the subject of guitars, we would love to see high quality instruments from any era – perhaps you have a early Jose Ramirez classical guitar, a Gibson L-1 from the turn of the 20th Century (made famous by a certain Robert Johnson), a Dobro style Resonator that you can really slide, a Rickenbacker 325 to get the part going, a Fylde Magician made by the wonderful Lancashire luthier Roger Bucknall (our guitar expert was lucky enough to own and cherish one of these when he was studying) or an Ibanez JEM, because who doesn’t want to rock!

“Check out guitar George, he knows all the chords…” Yes, it would be terrific to know all the chords like George Young does, but unfortunately that would require too much practice – we’re more than happy to play the ones we do know though!

Upcoming Sales

Wednesday 11th September 2019

Music Memorabilia

Viewings
Tuesday 10th September 10.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 11th September 9.00am - 10.30am



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Venue: Newton-le-Willows

Time: 10.30am

Catalogue Available Soon

Thursday 12th September 2019

Rare & Collectable Vinyl Records

Viewings
Tuesday 10th September 10.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 11th September 9.00am - 10.30am
*Wednesday 11th September: 10.30am - 5.00pm
*vinyl only - no counter viewing until after the end of memorabilia auction
Thursday 12th September: 8.00am - 10.30am

Venue: Newton-Le-Willows

Time: 10.30am

Catalogue Available Soon

Tuesday 24th September 2019

Memorabilia - Film, TV, Sport & Items of Historical Interest

Viewings
Monday 23rd September 10.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 24th September 9.00am - 10.30am


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Venue: Newton-Le-Willows

Time: 10.30am

Catalogue Available Soon

Auction Highlights

The Record that Launched the Beatles

Sold For

£77,500

David Bowie Reel to Reel Tape with Unreleased Recordings

David Bowie Reel to Reel Tape with Unreleased Recordings

Sold For

£49,200

Paul McCartney English Literature School Book

Paul McCartney English Literature School Book

Sold For

£46,800

Unpublished Photographs of John Lennon

Sold For

£54,000

The Mike Mitchell Beatles Archive

Sold For

£253,000

Elvis Presley Bible Complete with Handwritten Notes

Sold For

£59,000