Guitars Not Guns, a non-profit organization, will be auctioning via eBay a Gibson Epiphone Les Paul guitar autographed by legendary axeman Slash.
The guitar was signed on February 3, 2011 backstage at HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. Included in the auction package is a certificate of authenticity, photos and video of Slash during signing and a new Mono M80 hybrid case.
The eBay auction begins April 21, 2011 and ends May 1, 2011.
$99 opening bid and no reserve.
Other eBay auctions beginning April 21, 2011, to benefit Guitars Not Guns include autographed guitar memorabilia from Yngwie Malmsteen, George Benson, Johnny Lang, Steve Vai, Ed Robertson and Kevin Hearn, Ronnie Montrose, Nuno Bettencourt, Brad Gillis and Joel Hoekstra.
Video footage of Slash signing the guitar can be viewed below.
100% of the auction proceeds will benefit the Guitars Not Guns non-profit music program. Guitars Not Guns, Inc., a federally exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides free guitars and lessons to foster kids, at risk youth and other deserving children in a classroom setting with qualified teachers. No child is turned away for lack of funds.
Visit guitarsnotguns.blogspot.com for details and auction links.
Guitars Not Guns - Slash guitar auction