Pete Overend Watts (Mott the Hoople) – 1960s Hagstrom Standard 80 electric guitar, made in Sweden; Finish: blue sparkle top with white pearloid back, top lifting to edges, binding separation, various cracks to pearloid, some clouding to top, other age related wear; Fretboard: pearloid; Frets: worn with visible indent wear; Electrics: working; Hardware: tarnished in places, replaced and missing tuner buttons; Overall condition: fair

*This guitar was used with The Silence (one of Pete’s early bands), on ‘Gunshot’. Used to create the squashy sounding dampened lead guitar. The guitar was later used on British Lion’s tracks ‘Lady Don’t Fall Backwards’ and ‘Eat the Rich’

Estimate £600 – 100 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £600 13th March 2019