Jimi Hendrix – wood shavings from the 1960s Zemaitis 12 string acoustic guitar used by Jimi Hendrix in 1967, framed, with certificate of authenticity from Keith Smart

*From the collection of Keith Smart – Keith who runs the Zemaitis Owners’ Club was contacted by a luthier friend and Z Club member, who was working on the Hendrix Zemaitis acoustic.  Knowing his penchant for memorabilia, he sent Keith some shavings.  Keith donated some to ‘The Boat Project’, where they made a sailing boat of a thousand donated pieces of wood.  The Hendrix shavings are located in a capsule in the tiller.  It featured in many newspapers and on various television news reports.  The lot comes with copies of magazine articles and a reference DVD showing it on various news reports

Estimate £200-400

Sold for £460 (16th March 2017)