Micawber....

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  1. Rasmuth

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    you know...all the hoopla over David Gilmours guitars...I wonder what Keith's Micawber would draw at an auction, of course assuming it ever does.

    My bet is it would shatter the number Mr. Gilmour currently holds.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. unixfish

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    It should only go for 5/6 the price, right? :lol::lol::lol:
     
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    By the time he stops using it Micawber will be a splinter of yellow wood and some burnt wires.
     
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    Yup, and even then, it'll still sound better than mine
     
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    rand z Friend of Leo's

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    I think when it's his time to go...

    ...he will take it with him.
     
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    I think the populace at large is more aware of Clapton and Gilmour strats than they are of Keith's #1 tele.

    Course, we are talking trust-fund baby guitar fans here, so...
     
  7. kelnet

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    Micawber's going into the coffin or crematorium with Keith.
     
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    But who would be left around on the dry, baked husk of the Earth to buy it when he finally decides to let it go?

    Keef and the cockroaches will be the only things left moving.
     
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    It almost is already.
    I'd love to make a Micawber copy but I couldn't bring myself to wreck a perfectly good guitar.
    Maybe a young Micawber, before uncle Keef abused the **** out of it.
     
  10. 8barlouie

    8barlouie Friend of Leo's

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    I’ll bet Blackie and Gilmore’s Strat never knocked out a stage rusher.
     
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    If it goes up for sale it would bring $5-7M USD
     
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    You are making a huge assumption that KR will ever give up ... life that is.:D
     
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    I suppose some collector would fork out for it. Me, I don't really have any interest in guitars played by anyone.
     
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    micawber will definitely bring the big bucks if it isn't buried wif keef.
     
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    Naw!.....Keef's already been mummified. Seen his picture lately?
     
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    I've always believed that he died in 1983, but he refused to admit it.
     
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    How much would this one fetch?

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    G!
    I don’t know.
     
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    Sorry, I don't think the populace at large really has any idea who David Gilmour is. Pink Floyd has never approached the popularity of the Stones.
    I might be biased, huge Stones fan...but they really are the world's most popular (or at least enduring) Rock and Roll band of all time. No one other than The Beatles is and has been as well known as the Stones for over a half century now. I think bidding would quickly put it well over the $5 million mark. An rich atheist investor would pay enormous money for a first edition Gutenberg bible...if for no other reason than history. Love or hate the man or the group's music...it's a literal piece of music history rivaled by few other instruments.
     
  20. warrent

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    You guys are missing the point. All that maters is that Jim Irsay outlives Keith, Neil and Page. He'll buy all their guitars and out bid himself each time just for fun.
     
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