Eric Clapton’s 1988 Guild Songbird Amber
Clapton was seen playing this guitar at the concert played at Shoreline Amphitheatre, San Francisco, USA, on September 21st, 1988. He used it for the song Can’t Find My Way Home, and both he and Mark Knopfler, who joined him on stage, used the exact same model that night.
The guitar was one of the many that were auctioned by Clapton in 2011, in aid of The Crossroads Center – a drug and alcohol addiction rehabilitation center located on the Caribbean island of Antigua. The official posting of the auction of the Guild can be found over at Bonhams’ website [Lot 104 -A LATE 1988 GUILD SONGBIRD AMBER, Serial No. KK000365]. The guitar was sold for $3,416.
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