Musical Instruments

Whether your music lover plays his or her own music or prefers to listen to others perform, we’ve got you covered. Here we offer up Eric Clapton’s 1939 Martin 000-42 acoustic guitar as well as Dream...
For the adventurous soul or avid collector on your gift list, these million-dollar gifts have a little something for everyone, from a semicustom yacht to a penthouse in Miami, or a supersonic private...
For the past 183 years, Pennsylvania’s Martin Guitars has churned out a number of iconic instruments, but few as revered as the 1930 Martin 000-45 guitar . Though only 21 examples were made, these...
On November 4 and 5, collectors of music memorabilia are sure to swoon over personal mementos from Eric Clapton, Prince, the Beatles, and Frank Zappa at Icons & Idols: Rock n’ Roll presented by...
An important piece of his purple reign, one of Prince’s Yellow Cloud electric guitars will rock the block at Heritage Auctions’ Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction from June 24 to 25. An...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ A Beatle’s Life ” When a couple is married for nearly 35 years, they tend to accumulate a little too much stuff, and maybe...
Property from the collection of Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach includes musical instruments and Beatles memorabilia
Over 100 objects relating to the most celebrated and influential musicians of modern times
UPDATE: On November 7, John Lennon's 1962 Gibson J-160E guitar sold for a record $2.4 million at Julien's Auctions' Icons and Idols Rock N Roll auction. The previous record was set when an electric...
At the Heritage Auctions sale on April 18, fans paid big money for a little pop history.
Guitar making, or lutherie, is a fine art, and Antonio de Torres, John D’Angelico, Orville Gibson, and C. F. Martin, among others, are the medium’s equivalents of Rembrandt, Picasso, Renoir, and...
An archtop instrument made by John Monteleone makes anyone a guitar hero. To listen to music from one of John Monteleone’s archtop guitars is to hear tones as pure as they can be played. Their dulcet...