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On the 2 December, Guernsey’s Legendary Guitars & Musical Treasures auction in New York will see some of the finest instruments in history go up for sale—striking a sentimental chord with music fans. Following on from their record-setting sale of Jerry Garcia’s guitar—lovingly known as ‘wolf’—which raised $4 million for the Southern Poverty Law Center, this auction promises to draw a considerable crowd. Collectors from far and wide will be drawn in to bid on...

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The name of Martin has resounded across the guitar world for more than 175 years. Marking the phenomenal influence of this family firm on our musical culture, a new exhibition and concert pays tribute. Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Sting, Hank Williams… the roll call of owners of guitars built by C.F. Martin & Co. goes on and on. It’s no surprise, then, that the ambition of anyone who loves...

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