Richard Gere's Guitar Gear Scores Big at Auction
As reported by Bloomberg News, the proceedings, which were held at Christie's auction house, were attended by a roomful of guitar aficionados, among them Steve Miller and model-singer-songwriter Karen Elson. Miller's appearance was being filmed as part of a forthcoming documentary titled Burst: In Search of a Perfect Guitar, which chronicles the veteran player's quest to find a pristine 1959 Les Paul Standard Sunburst. "I wasn't tempted by anything," Miller said, following the proceedings. "I have 450 guitars."
Other notable instruments sold from Gere's collection included a 1958 Gibson Flying V, which went for $74,500, and a Gibson ES-335TD, which drew a winning bid of $9,500 more on this story
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