Rare guitar Elvis Presley auctioned for record $ 1.3 million | NOW

A rare Elvis Presley guitar, a 1942 Martin D-18, was sold at auction for the record $ 1.3 million (over $ 1.1 million).

It is according to TMZ the highest amount ever paid for an item by the singer, who died in 1977. In advance was Moreover thought the guitar would make about $ 3 million (2.6 million euros).

Presley used the guitar from 1954 to 1956. The instrument can be heard on the classics That’s Alright (Mama), Blue Moon of Kentucky in Good Rockin’ Tonight. He also performed live with the Martin D-18.

Initially the name Elvis was written on the guitar with metal letters, but the ‘s’ is no longer on it.

Presley’s item was auctioned by auction house Gotta Have Rock and Roll. The buyer wants to remain anonymous.

Picture for illustration, not the respective Martin D-18 guitar.

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