Malcolm Young’s 1959 Gretsch G6137 White Falcon
Malcolm used that guitar during the Back in Black and For Those About to Rock, We Salute You tours, so circa 1980 to 1982. He also occasionally used the guitar outside those tours, for example during the Black Ice tour.
Allegedly, the guitar suffered some damage, so Malcolm took it to someone to fix it. Unfortunately, the repairs apparently caused the guitar to lose its distinctive sound, so he got rid of it and sold it at an auction. It’s important to note that this information is second-hand, and we couldn’t find any quotes directly from Malcolm on this.
In any case, the guitar ended up at the Hard Rock Museum, and it can be seen in a feature video they published in 2012.
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