Jimi Hendrix’s Early Sixties Guitar Sells for $216,000 at Auction

Jimi Hendrix’s Early Sixties Guitar Sells for $216,000 at Auction
A guitar that Jimi Hendrix played in the early Sixties — when the guitar god was an R&b sideman and fledgling rocker based in New York City — sold at auction Saturday for $216,000, nearly four times its pre-auction estimate.

According to Gws Auctions, Hendrix began playing the Japanese sunburst electric guitar after he was discharged from the U.S. Army in 1962. “After leaving Fort Campbell Jimi moved to Clarksville, Tennessee for a short time where he played on the Chitlin’ Circuit with the likes of Wilson Pickett, Slim Harpo, Sam Cooke, Ike
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