Greg Lake’s 1969 Gibson Les Paul Standard electric guitar, made in USA, serial no. 5xxxx0, gold top finish with typical wear including lacquer checking and turning green to the arm position, lacquer checking and impact blemishes to the body and back of the neck, repair to the treble corner of the headstock, re-fret, pickup surround probably later, replaced bridge (original retained), electrics in working order, hard case, condition: fair

* This guitar is sold with a buying in receipt documenting the transaction between Greg Lake and Music Ground Ltd, signed by Greg Lake and dated 19/3/05. Also included is a headed letter to a previous owner, from Music Ground Ltd, confirming that this guitar with original finish, pick ups and hardware belonged to Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake and Palmer. The guitar can also be seen on Greg Lake’s official website under the “Collection” section.

Estimate £6,000 – 10,000 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £5800 (15th June 2017)