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Legendary JIMI HENDRIX Guitar Sells For £250,000

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Posted on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 08:08:23 EST

According to the Mail Online, one of the most famous rock 'n' roll guitars - that was so good JIMI HENDRIX couldn't bring himself to burn it - has sold for almost £250,000.

The musician tricked his fans into thinking he had set fire to his favourite electric guitar on stage at a famous concert.

Instead, he switched it for a lesser model seconds before dousing it in lighter fluid as a stunt to mark the end of his set at the Monterey International Pop Festival in 1967.

Music memorabilia fans lined up to bid on the black Fender Stratocaster at the Playboy Club in Park Lane, London this week when the iconic lot went under the hammer.

Read more at Mail Online.





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