Led Zeppelin Rare Guitar Is Up For Auction Tonight
An original Jimmy Page Signature Double Neck EDS 1275 guitaris to be added to the lots offered at a VIP auction, to be held after the first Childline Rocks benefit concert at London's Indigo2 tonight(March 13).
The guitar offered for sale is an original “Artist Proof” of the Jimmy Page Signature Double Neck EDS 1275, reportedly one of only 29 made by Gibson's Custom devision and inspected by Led Zeppelin's Page before it's launch.
The guitar to be auctioned was retained by Gibson and, at the personal request of Jimmy Page, is being offered to benefit the ChildLine charity, signed and personalised by the legendary guitarist himself.
Other lots in the auction include tickets for Iron Maiden's Flight 666 piloted by frontman Bruce Dickinson for a trip to see the band play live in Lisbon and a guitar signed and donated by Oasis' Noel Gallagher.
The Who's Roger Daltrey will be appearing at the charity's first ever benefit show.
Other veteran rockers lined-up to play Childlilne Rocks so far include members of Deep Purple; Ian Paice and Glenn Hughes, Marillion, Fish and Thunder.
Also appearing are The Zombies' Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent, who are themselves celebrating the 40th anniversary of their opus Odessey & Oracle.
More details and tickets for the show are available now from:www.childlinerocks.co.uk.