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Don't Know about guitar auctions. But lots of auction places take a cut from both buyers and sellers.
 

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You don’t think prospective buyers take that into consideration when bidding?

Of course they do.
The question is...
Do you want the guitar, or don't you?
Everyone bidding has already made a decision how far they will go.

As the seller, you get to set the reserve. The guitar will not sell for
less than your reserve price. Big boy games I can't afford to play.
 

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Gil Southworth Jr. paid $140,000 for the guitar. Add in the buyers premium, paid
to Quinn’s Auction Galleries in Falls Church, and the price tag came to $165,200.

I know the person bidding against Gil, and he told me his limit was $140,000.
When Gil threw out that bid, he was out. Gil knew the buyers
premium when
he bid.

Gil, and me, and the $165,200 Auction Burst on his shoulder.

Gil001.jpg
 

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Gil Southworth Jr. paid $140,000 for the guitar. Add in the buyers premium, paid
to Quinn’s Auction Galleries in Falls Church, and the price tag came to $165,200.

I know the person bidding against Gil, and he told me his limit was $140,000.
When Gil threw out that bid, he was out. Gil knew the buyers
premium when
he bid.

Gil, and me, and the $165,200 Auction Burst on his shoulder.

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Hold one of my Les Pauls like that and I'll wrap one of my Teles upside your head!
That puts enormous stress on the neck and heel.
 

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My friend John Kuker owned this guitar, and then he passed away. I think he spent about 325k originally, IIRC. I know where it's going. Stay tuned.
 

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