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    Jim Morrison’s handwritten notebook up for auction
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    New York • An unpublished notebook containing the musings and poems of Jim Morrison in the last year of his life is included in a coming sale of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia.

    The handwritten marble notebook by The Doors’ lead singer could bring between $200,000 and $300,000 on Dec. 18 in an auction both online and live in Calabasas, Calif., said Profiles In History auction.

    Eddie Van Halen’s 1982 Kramer Frankenstrat is among items up for bid. The handmade, red-and-white guitar was used during Van Halen’s 1982-1983 Diver Down Tour and recording of its most successful album, "1984."

    Van Halen’s signature is inscribed on the guitar’s neck. Its presale estimate is $100,000 to $150,000. Part of the proceeds will benefit guitarist Jason Becker, who has Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

    Morrison’s notebook, contained in a custom leather clamshell case, comes from the collection of rock legend Graham Nash. It was given to Nash by his manager, Bill Siddons, in the 1980s. Nash writes on the inside of the case that Siddons was the person who picked up Morrison’s body in Paris where the singer died in 1971 at the age of 27.

    Other highlights include handwritten lyrics to The Doors’ "Riders on the Storm" and Bob Dylan’s "I Want You." The first is estimated at $20,000-$30,000; Dylan’s could fetch from $30,000 to $50,000.
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    Heh, I'd like to get $1400 for my Les Paul!

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    Cash or credit. .
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    Damn!!! $$$
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    I thought Wolfgang had that guitar? Anyway, I can't believe it's actually for sale.

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    So that's why I hate the tone on 1984!

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    So it's one of the frankenstrats. There are a few of them.

    I actually thought it would go for more than that. I think some of the most iconic guitars have sold for north of 500K.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr5115 View Post
    I thought Wolfgang had that guitar? Anyway, I can't believe it's actually for sale.
    Wolfgang has the 1984 Kramer. I think Ed gave it to him for a Christmas pressie one year.
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    let me see if I have some change.

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    "I could call it anything, but the only word I can think of is Brown. It's just a warm sound. Warm, big, majestic" - Eddie Van Halen on his Tone

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    WOLFGANG did the IMPOSSIBLE, he brought back VAN HALEN, DEAL WITH IT.

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    This must be one of the "lesser" Kramers. Because there was an article at one time about the most expensive guitars. And Ed's Frankenstrat was listed as "priceless".

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    I think that the guitar is the Kramer Frankenstat, the one that Kramer made similar to the original Frankie.
    "I could call it anything, but the only word I can think of is Brown. It's just a warm sound. Warm, big, majestic" - Eddie Van Halen on his Tone

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    I figured a lot more than that too?
    EVH 1979: Well, actually it's not much of a vacation, because we run everything ourselves. We design our own album cover, we have to be in the office every day to sign checks - the whole corporation revolves around us. Nothing can be done without our approval. We even have photo approval.

 

 

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