As a leading Hollywood figure, Richard Gere is known for his dynamic roles and iconic characters, but he is also an accomplished musician and played in such films as Cotton Club and Pretty Woman among others. Mr. Gere studied trumpet, and he is a self-taught pianist and guitarist who has played since his youth. With a passion for American vintage guitars, Mr. Gere amassed a personal collection built upon their playability and craftsmanship. Kept and played in his home and office, Mr. Gere’s collection has been under wraps until now.
(L to R) 1931 Martin D-28 (est. $50,000 - $70,000), 1958 Gibson Flying V Prototype (Albert King-owned, est. $60,000 - $90,000), and 1935 John D'Angelico Exel (James D'Aquisto-owned, est. $10,000 - $15,000)
(L to R) 1953 Fender Telecaster (est. $15,000 - $25,000), 1960 Gibson ES-335 TD (est. $20,000 - $30,000), 1954 Fender Stratocaster (est. $30,000 - $40,000)