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access_time 1968

Fender Medium Celluloid Guitar Pick

This seems to be the pick that Jimi used most of the time. Looking through the photos, one can usually notice that he holds a red/black pick in his hand. This is probably Fender’s (more likely) or possibly Manny’s Music (probably used just on occasion), 351 shape celluloid pick. These picks were used by most of the guitarists in the late 60s, and are in fact still popular today among […]

access_time 1969

Manny's Music Medium Guitar Pick

Although Jimi probably used a number of different picks in his career, a few of them have popped up recently on auctions / at museums. These few should mostly serve just as pointers, which suggest that Jimi simply preferred medium thickness picks, but didn’t seem to have a strong brand or model preferences. This particular pick, which was handed down to Larry Lee, together with Jimi’s Les Paul Custom, recently […]

access_time 1970

Ace (Floral) Guitar Strap

This was one of the several Ace guitar straps that Jimi used on his guitars (most famous one being the one that he used during Woodstock). This particular strap (or at least one of them – Jimi could’ve owned several of the same model) was sold recently at an auction for an undisclosed price. It was previously owned by a guy named Darrel Stroot, who apparently got it in 1970 […]

access_time 1967

Ace (Woodstock) Guitar Strap

During the Woodstock Festival gig on August 18, 1969, Jimi used a guitar strap with a very unique pattern, catching the eye of many. The strap was made by a company named Ace, who at the time produced a number of different guitar straps with similar designs. Auction Jimi Woodstock strap was auctioned in 2008 for an undisclosed price (if you happen to come across anything related to the strap […]

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