DATE SOLD: 07-26-2012

Tom Petty Guitar

Winning Bid: $5500

Take home this 60th Anniversary Fender® Telecaster® signed by Tom Petty.
Officially named the Telecaster in February 1951, the world’s first successful solid-body electric guitar turns 60. The Tele® revolutionized guitar playing, changed the sound of music and has become a signature instrument for guitarists worldwide. The 60th Anniversary Telecaster packs more than half a century of classic sound and design into one collectible U.S.-made instrument.

Features include an ash body, tinted maple neck and fretboard with modern 9.5” radius and medium jumbo frets, American Standard Telecaster single-coil pickups, modern tuners, American Standard bridge with bent steel saddles and stamped brass plate, black pickguard, Blackguard Blonde thin-skin lacquer finish, commemorative neckplate, and Fender/SKB® molded case.

Over the course of his 30-year career, Tom Petty has remained true to his classic rock roots as a solo artist and as a member of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers.

His star emerged in the 70’s and shined through to the 90’s and beyond. In the past 30 years, the heart of Tom Petty’s music has always been in America’s heartland creating classic rock songs such as Free Fallin’, I Won’t Back Down, Runnin’ Down A Dream, The Waiting or Refugee, and American Girl.

Donated By: Tom Petty

Winning Bid: $5,500


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