An Eddie Van Halen-Played Peavey EVH Wolfgang Special is Going Up for Auction
Van Halen ordered the guitar for use at a private fundraiser in 2007.
A Peavey EVH Wolfgang Special ordered by Eddie Van Halen for his use at a private fundraiser in 2007 is going up for auction.
The signed guitar – which comes with a matching signed case and one of Eddie's guitar picks – was ordered by the virtuoso for an event at the House of Petals in Bel Air, California.
You can see him play a Peavey EVH Wolfgang Special at a different House of Petals event in 2006 in the video below.
The guitar features a basswood body, a Tobacco Sunburst quilted maple top, and a maple neck with dual graphite reinforcement rods. Sounds come by way of Peavey/EVH-designed direct-mount humbuckers, while a Peavey licensed Floyd Rose tremolo with a D-Tuna also comes standard.
According to eddievanhalenguitars.com (opens in new tab), the website that's hosting the auction, the guitar legend signed and gifted two guitars to House of Petals' owner, Joey House, with the labels "House of Petals, Editions #1 and #2."
Edition #1 is being auctioned in a sealed bid sale, with bidding running from March 25 to March 31.
For more info on the auction, visit eddievanhalenguitars.com (opens in new tab).
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