Does Gibson still make the J-160E?

John Lennon and George Harrison frequently used one with The Beatles, both on-stage and in the studio. Gibson produces a standard J-160E and a John Lennon J-160E Peace model, based on the J-160E he used during the Bed-In days of 1969….

Gibson J-160E
Bridge Rosewood
Pickup(s) uncovered P-90
Colors available

How much did John Lennon’s guitar sell for?

$2.41 million
An acoustic guitar which once belonged to John Lennon, has sold for a record $2.41 million over the weekend, beating original estimates of $600,000 to $800,000. In September 1962, Lennon, one of the founding members of The Beatles, purchased a J-160E Gibson acoustic guitar from Rushworth’s Music House in Liverpool.

What Gibson acoustic guitar did John Lennon use?

Gibson J-160E acoustic
As was widely reported yesterday, John Lennon’s long-lost acoustic Gibson J-160E acoustic-electric guitar, which he used while recording the Beatles’ Please Please Me and With the Beatles albums, sold for a record-shattering $2.41 million Saturday during a live Julien’s auction.

What happened to George Harrison’s Epiphone Casino?

By the end of ’69, Gibson had scrapped the entire Epiphone line and replaced it with a new line imported from Japan. By the time the Beatles’ rooftop performance was seen by the public in the film documentary Let It Be, it was May 1970, and nothing in the Epiphone line resembled a Casino.

Who owns John Lennon’s Epiphone?

Lennon kept his Casino until the end of his life, bequeathing it to Yoko Ono. It has become one of the most treasured artefacts in Rock and Roll history, appearing in museums around the world as a genuinely important cultural relic. Paul McCartney, meanwhile, uses the Epiphone he bought in 1964 to this day.

What guitar brand did George Harrison play?

What Guitar Did George Harrison Play? George Harrison’s most famous guitar is his 1961 Fender Stratocaster known as “Rocky”, which started out as Sonic Blue but was later handpainted with its famous custom finish. Harrison was also known for playing several Gretsch and Rickenbacker models, among others.