GALLERY: Eric Clapton's 2011 Crossroads Centre Auction Highlights
February 8, 2011
Highlights from Clapton''s March 2011 auction of 150+ guitars and amps to benefit the Crossroads Centre Antigua
"Serial No.MK476 in black finish, maple neck with skunk-stripe routing, the back of the headstock with printed Mark Kendrick Fender Custom Shop MK476 transfer and Eric Clapton ""BLACKIE"" transfer, twenty-two fret fingerboard with dot inlays, three Vintage Noiseless pickups, three rotary controls, selector switch, tremolo/bridge tailblock and white pickguard, the body printed in white with the Crossroads sun logo and CROSSROADS ANTIGUA, additionally signed in various inks by twenty-two of the artists who participated in the Crossroads Festival, Chicago on 26 June 2010 including: Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Steve Winwood, Albert Lee, Robert Cray, Sheryl Crow, Jimmy Vaughan, Doyle Bramhall II and Joe Bonamassa; and an Anvil flight case with black plush lining containing a black leather Fender guitar strap stamped with the Crossroads sun logo and CROSSROADS ANTIGUA, two black guitar picks stamped with the Crossroads sun logo and the legend One Day At A Time; and an unopened bag containing various items including a guitar lead, Fender cleaning cloth and Owner's Manual, the lid stenciled in white with the Crossroads sun logo and CROSSROADS ANTIGUA Est. $15,000-20,000 Copyright ╘ 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved"