Les Paul Sunburst, $194,500, Heritage
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard Sunburst left-handed solid body electric guitar, one of only two made that year, sold for $194,500 at a Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Signature Auction held Oct. 27 by Heritage Auctions (based in Dallas, Tex.) in Beverly Hills, Calif. Also, a 1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard Sunburst left-handed solid body electric guitar, one of only two known (the other one belongs to Paul McCartney) rose to $134,500; and a 1956 Fender Stratocaster Sunburst guitar made $30,000. All prices include the buyer’s premium.