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    Charlie Gracie's 1961 Guild X350-B Natural Hollow Body Electric Guitar, Serial #18951 Owned and Played by Graham Nash.






    From Graham Nash's personal collection this 1961 Guild X-350-B was previously owned and played by Charlie Gracie, a major rock 'n' roll influence on a young Graham Nash. Not only has Graham owned this, he has also played it. This guitar has been completely oversprayed and the tail piece has been covered and decorated. There are loose controls on the top side of the body. In Very Good condition with some wear and fading to the overall guitar.

    Provenance: A collection of copies, pictures, and original programs featuring Gracie.

    "Charlie Gracie was one of the founders of American rock 'n' roll. I actually saw him -- I think -- in 1958 in Manchester at the Palace Theater. On the steps of the Midland Hotel . . . I got his autograph and my sister Elaine -- actually to this day -- has a cigarette butte he was smoking and he threw down and stood on. I've been a fan of Charlie's for a long time. He did great songs like 'Butterfly.'"

    "A couple of years ago, I was playing a show at the Philadelphia Folk Festival and somebody had this guitar. They asked my friend John whether I liked to see it. He knew my interests and he said, 'Absolutely.' It was actually for sale, and I bought it. Man, what a thrill."

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2019
    20th-21st Saturday-Sunday
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