We talked about it here at Guitar Loves and we decided we’re too sentimental. We’d probably never give up something like the guitar we used to create our first album. But apparently Chris Martin of Coldplay isn’t that sentimental. Today he’s auctioning off a few piece of memorabilia and in that lot is his first acoustic guitar. Like him or not, it’s a piece of musical history and some lucky bidder is going to own it soon.
Read the rest of this great article over on the Malay Mail Online: Chris Martin’s first acoustic guitar up for auction in London
Chris Martin’s first acoustic guitar, which he used during the recording of Coldplay’s debut album, is expected to sell for thousands of pounds at auction today.The guitar, which he bought in Devon and took with him to university in London where the band got together, goes under the hammer at Bonhams in central London .
It is estimated to fetch around £9,000.