The most iconic guitars of all time
Eddie Van Halen's rare custom guitar is up for auction
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Guitars have shaped music history. Without them, there would be no blues, jazz, and certainly no rock 'n' roll, so it's appropriate that they receive celebrity status equal to their players.
Eddie Van Halen, one of the greatest guitarists in rock history, has always been remembered alongside his famed Frankenstrat. Now, his custom-made red, white, and black Charvel guitar similar to the Frankenstrat but built specifically for his band's 2007-2008 North American tour is up for auction. The tour was their most famous ever, and the piece is signed and dated by Eddie and comes in a custom EVH case. It's expected to sell for at least US$20,000!
In this gallery, we pay tribute to this amazing instrument and bring you a selection of iconic guitars played by famous musicians. Take a look!
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