The David Gilmour Guitar Collection
New York 6/20/19 SALE 16980
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The David Gilmour Collection, the largest and most comprehensive sale of guitars ever offered at auction, sold for $21,490,750 at Christie’s in New York. The collection, which was toured worldwide and detailed the musical history of one of the world’s most influential guitarists, was 100% per cent sold by lot and 100% by value. ‘The Black Strat’, the Pink Floyd guitarist, singer and songwriter’s iconic Fender Stratocaster, sold for $3,975,000. All proceeds from the sale will benefit charitable causes.
This June, Christie's presents The David Gilmour Guitar Collection: the personal guitar collection of the rock 'n' roll legend David Gilmour — guitarist, singer and songwriter of Pink Floyd.
With more than 120 guitars, including his preferred Fender models of Broadcasters, Esquires, Telecasters and Stratocasters, the auction on 20 June marks a rare opportunity for guitar aficionados, musicians and collectors to explore one of the world’s most comprehensive groupings of guitars that hooked generations.
In advance of the New York sale, the entire David Gilmour Collection will be exhibited at Christie’s London followed by highlights in Los Angeles and will conclude with a full preview in New York. Estimates start at $300 with proceeds to benefit charity.