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    Buddy Holly Limited Edition Gibson Montana Guitar. A Gibson Montana J-45 acoustic with vintage sunburst finish and customized mother-of-pearl headstock and an engraved Buddy Holly truss rod cover, #9 from a limited edition of 250 manufactured in 1996. The guitar is a reproduction of the one Holly used to write many of his songs, and was designed with the assistance of Buddy's widow, Maria Elena Holly, and this specific guitar was presented directly to her. It is in Excellent condition and is accompanied by a custom leather guitar strap embossed with Buddy's initials, plus a deluxe hardshell Gibson carrying case with Buddy Holly cover sheet. From Maria Elena Holly's Personal Collection with COA.

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    April, 2010
    9th-11th Friday-Sunday
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