As part of their much-anticipated Guitar Event on September 14th, Gardiner Houlgate will be featuring a sale of rare rock and pop memorabilia – including the first guitar played in the UK by Jimi Hendrix! The sale will feature around 50 lots of items relating to the classic period of rock and roll. Amongst the photographs on offer, collectors and fans will have the chance to bid for be a full set of Beatles autographs on an early 1960s postcard.
Also on offer is a collection of Buddy Holly memorabilia from a local deceased estate. The 11 lots include a Lubbock high school handwritten English test, penned by the man himself, a 1958 UK tour souvenir programme and an original piece of the famous Surf Ballroom carpet!