Guitars owned and played in concert by Eric Clapton and Eddie Van Halen are up for bids online at Iconic Auctions.
Clapton’s is a Fender Stratocaster that he played on his 2014 world tour and also at 2015’s Slowhand at 70 show at London’s Royal Albert Hall.
Assembled under his guidance and modeled after his iconic “Brownie” Strat, it comes with a letter of authenticity signed by Clapton: “I am writing to confirm that I own and have played the following guitar: Fender EC Custom Strat: serial number CZ524493.”
The Eddie Van Halen guitar is a Charvel EVH Art Series model which he played on May 5th, 2012 during a Van Halen concert in Tacoma, Washington during the tour in support of their last album, A Different Kind of Truth.
After the show Eddie signed it and wrote, “Tacoma WA 5-5-2012.” It also comes with a certificate of authenticity signed by him.
Bidding on both guitars at IconicAuctions.com ends Saturday.
The bidding on the Clapton guitar is over $26,000, and Eddie’s is at just over $13,000.