Slash Selling Personal Memorabilia To Help Abused And Homeless Kids
February 15, 2011 at 10:36 AM (PT)
Who wouldn't want to drive around in a beautiful CORVETTE STINGRAY with a model dinosaur on the dash? Rocker SLASH is letting go of guitars, top hats, cloths and the CORVETTE he bought when GN'R hit it big.
According to REUTERS, the former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist has teamed up with a BEVERLY HILLS auction house to sell a wide range of personal property to fans and collectors next month.
A sizable share of the proceeds from the MARCH 26th sale will go to a charity for abused and homeless adolescents, according to JULIEN'S AUCTIONS, which specializes in selling entertainment memorabilia.
Auctioneer DARREN JULIEN said he expected most of the items to end up overseas, particularly in JAPAN and other ASIAN markets where GUNS N' ROSES are still revered.
SLASH says he is de-cluttering after a recent house move and will sell 14 of his over 100 guitars at the auction. Among them is a GUILD acoustic on which he recorded the band's early ballad "PATIENCE." Also up for bid are various custom and one-of-a-kind TELECASTER, STRATOCASTER, SANCHEZ, EPIPHONE and B.C.RICH models.
However, the crown jewel is a 1966 CORVETTE STINGRAY, estimated to sell for at least $90,000 to $100,000, and described by SLASH as "a monster of a car."
Contributed by MOLLY PAIGE.