Celebrity Owned Fender Duo Sonic Guitar
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2007-11-22)
Price : US $865.00
CELEBRITY OWNED GUITAR - 'PEPPY CASTRO' of the 'BLUES MaGOOS'
Peppy Castro, Founding Member of the 'Blues MaGoos', a Famous '60s Psychedelic Pop-Rock Band from New York City.
For sale is Peppy's Castro's 1st electric guitar - a 1958 Fender Duo-Sonic, w/ a 3/4 scale maple neck, natural re-finished body ('50s Desert Sand paint in the neck and pick-up cavities), a painted-over Gold Anodized pick-guard ('50s hardware) but with electronics and a neck plate that date the guitar to '65 (when Peppy bought it).
The neck and body both have factory pencil marks from the '50s. The original tuners and bridge were replaced long ago with Schaller in-line tuners, as well as a Schaller brass bridge.
Peppy will also provide the Auction Winner with a a notarized Certificate of Authenticity, stating the guitar's history and lineage. A photograph of Peppy with the guitar and the Auction Winner is also available only if the Winner travels to N.Y.C.
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BIO:The year is 1967. Peppy Castro is 17 yrs. old and touring the world with the #2 record ('We Ain't Got Nothin' Yet' / Mercury Records) on Billboard charts as one of the 'Founding Fathers' of the legendary rock group, 'The Blues MaGoos'.
A few hits and 700 Holiday Inns later, Peppy found himself starring on Broadway in the musical hit 'Hair' in the principle roles of 'Woof' and 'Berger'.
After 1 1/2 years on the Broadway Stages, Peppy then started the band 'Barnaby Bye', which was signed
This guitar is sold (sold on 2007-11-22)
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