Serial Number: 89790 Eric Clapton

Year shipped: 1933

FON: 508

Headstock: Horizontal ‘The Gibson’ logo

Neck/fingerboard: 19 fret fingerboard with pointed end and dot inlays from the third fret, ‘Eddie’ engraved on the truss rod cover

Body: Maple back and sides

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including regular tailpiece and individual open-back Grover 98G ‘Sta-tite’ tuners with butterbean keys. Short bound pickguard

Notes: Sold at Christies 24 June 2004 Crossroads Guitar Auction for $27,485 (incorrectly identified in the auction catalogue as having been shipped in 1929)

Images courtesy of: Christies 2004 Crossroads Guitar Auction