Guitar Aficionado

Eddie Van Halen Donates Guitar to Charity Auction


A 1999 Wolfgang Translucent Cherry Sunburst 5A Flame Top guitar is currently up for auction at Charity Buzz. According to the site, the guitar is one of the first Wolfgang examples ever produced and was owned by Van Halen from 1999 to 2011. The guitar comes complete with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by Van Halen himself, and the guitarist will also personalize the item.

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All proceeds for the sale will benefit Drop in the Bucket.

Bidding is currently at $13,500.00, and the auction closes on Thursday, January 19.

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