Gibson's Cesar Gueikian unknowingly acquired the 'Burst made directly before Greeny, and learned about the two Les Pauls' connection while on the phone with Greeny's owner, Metallica's Kirk Hammett.
As voted for by you the readers, behold the genius of the David Gilmour, Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Eddie Van Halen, Brian May and many more.
Played in the song's oft-played-on-MTV music video, the guitar had a starting bid of just over $20,000.
Bidding for the guitar – which was used in the song's MTV-favored music video – currently sits at $26,000.
Featuring Mick Fleetwood, Kirk Hammett, Billy Gibbons, David Gilmour, Pete Townshend, and many more, the concert took place at the London Palladium last February.
This metal-ready axe is based on the KH-3 model Hammett used extensively on Metallica's 1992 Black Album tour.
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