Harrison’s guitar could fetch $600K
NEW YORK — A guitar owned by George Harrison is heading to auction along with other Beatles and rock memorabilia. The Julien’s Auctions sale is May 17 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Manhattan. The 1962 Rickenbacker 425 is estimated to bring up to $600,000. Harrison bought the guitar in 1963 at Fenton’s Music store in Mount Vernon, Ill. He had gone there to visit his sister. He had the guitar refinished from a Fireglo red to black to match John Lennon’s Rickenbacker. The auction also has a Beatles ’65 album signed by the Fab Four. It could bring up to $300,000. $100,000.
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