The Most Expensive Guitar in the World
The current record holder for the title of the most expensive guitar in the world is the Reach Out Asia Fender Stratocaster sold at an auction in Qatar in 2005 for USD 2.7 million.
The guitar was auctioned to raise funds for the victims of the devastating tsunami. The idea was put to action Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams.
What makes this guitar so valuable? It was signed by the following Rock and Roll legends: Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Jimy Page, Brian May, Pete Townsend, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Mark Knopfler, Liam Gallagher, Ray Davis, Tony Iommi, Ronnie Wood, Angus & Malcolm Young, Sting, Def Leppard, Ritchie Blackmore, and Bryan Adams. Talk about ultimate guitar collectible!
The guitar was initially purchased by the Qatari Royal Family for USD 1 million. It was later donated to charity after which it was sold for USD 2.7 million. All in all, the guitar fetched a hefty charity fund of USD 3.7 million.