Aerosmith’s Brad Whitford Guitar That Was Given By Eddie Van Halen Up For Auction
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Aerosmith and Van Halen fans, it’s your lucky day! Reverb just released an iconic gem that would definitely pique your senses — a special guitar that was gifted by the late Eddie Van Halen to Aerosmith’s very own Brad Whitford.
It’s the 1991-made purple Music Man EVH model, registered as No. 127, which was given to Whitford the same year and accompanied him to various shows up until 2017.
That special guitar was thoroughly inspected by Whitford’s guitar tech and minimal adjustments were made before Reverb finally came for it. With a price of about $26,000, it’s a better deal than most given its inclusions: a hard case, a Whitford-custom guitar pick, and a certificate of authenticity signed by none other than the legendary Aerosmith guitarist.
The instrument will be shipped from Seattle and is expected to be sold soon. Two people already have it in their carts and it won’t take any much longer before a lucky fan gets hold of this gem — so you better run for it if you’re eyeing this beaut.
Meanwhile, as fall is just around the corner, Aerosmith will be soon performing for their upcoming tours, starting in Maine and Boston with one-off shows, then moving on to Las Vegas for another leg of their Deuces are Wild residency.
Their summer-scheduled gigs were canceled last May when Steven Tyler retreats to rehab again due to a relapse. His program was completed as of this month and is now doing better. See some of the photos from Reverb below.