Monday, June 18

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Eric Clapton’s famous Fender Stratocaster guitar, Blackie, sold on auction for close to $960 000.

Eric Clapton’s famous Fender Stratocaster guitar, Blackie, sold on auction for close to $960 000. Custom-built from three Stratocasters Clapton bought in the 1950s, Blackie became the world’s most expensive guitar.

From 1974 to 1985, the rock star played only on Blackie.

The proceeds of this massive auction went to Crossroads Centre, a rehabilitation facility that Clapton personally founded. 

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