Bonhams - The Eric Clapton Guitar & Amp Sale
22 Feb 2011
Bonhams will be hosting a landmark auction on March 9, 2011 featuring over 150 of Eric Clapton's guitars and amps from his personal collection. The proceeds will be going to the Crossroads Centre, Eric's not-for-profit International Centre of Excellence for the treatment of alcohol and other drug addictions. The simulcast auction in New York and Los Angeles features a wealth of unique items, including a custom 2005 Zematis S22BP 3S favoured by guitarists such as Ronnie Wood and similar to models he played whilst in the Faces
. It is the first time Clapton has donated his astounding collection of amps for auction. To see the full catalogue click here...
Left: Eric Clapton plays his 1974 Pignose, lot no.2 in the Bonhams auction. Copyright Pattie Boyd.