Hendrix burnt Astoria Strat

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  1. guitarchaeologist

    guitarchaeologist Papa Americano Silver Member

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    It seems Hendrix burnt Strat from Astoria has been found several times (there was a recent thread started about it, but closed very quickly for whatever reason).

    Looks like some decent detective work was done here...

    http://hendrix.guide.pagesperso-orange.fr/Astoria-Strat.htm

    Discuss amongst yourselves.
     
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  2. Lankytwang

    Lankytwang Strat-O-Master

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    I wonder how the buyer at the auction feels after paying 280k for ,according to this report ,a guitar which appears to be a fake!?
     
  3. guitarchaeologist

    guitarchaeologist Papa Americano Silver Member

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    I guess that's the risk one takes when dealing in collectables.
     
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    guitarchaeologist Papa Americano Silver Member

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    That's funny. Thanks so much for your contribution.
     
  6. Blue Beagle

    Blue Beagle Senior Stratmaster

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    Nothing but guesswork and I don't really have any interest in it at all but this section stood out...

    "at least 3 or 4 Strats and only one of which was torched.
    Logically this would have been the one in the worst condition"

    Surely you'd torch the one you liked the least rather than the one that had the most finish wear/damage
     
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    it is worth what you paid for it
     
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    You don't need a detective to see that Jimi's guitar had much more black in the burst.
     
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    TomH8 Senior Stratmaster

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    Yeah I thought the same. Reading that article showed me the author doesn’t really know much about playing guitars