Johnny Ramone's guitar sells for almost a cool mil

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  1. juks

    juks Country Gent

    Nov 26, 2020
    Fremont, California
    Wow, that's a lot! I too would want a Mosrite but the prices I've seen are nuts.
     
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  2. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Gretschified

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  3. Sid Nitzerglobin

    Sid Nitzerglobin Country Gent

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    Good stuff.

    For similar alternatives I've really liked my DiPinto Mach IV but its not trying to be a 100% direct repro (although the finish is called Sedated White :) )
     
  4. juks

    juks Country Gent

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  5. Sid Nitzerglobin

    Sid Nitzerglobin Country Gent

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    Yeah I dunno, the old Mosrites I've played haven't really worked great ergonomically for me. I get the impression the Hallmarks are really nice but I've never played one. I think I'd likely be targeting a Univox Hi Flier if I was looking for an old analog personally.
     
  6. Winnie Thomas

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    Remember, the type of person who pas that much money is a trophy hunter
     
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  8. oneforsorrow

    oneforsorrow Synchromatic

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    Amen.
     
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  9. wabash slim

    wabash slim I Bleed Orange

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    Jim Irsay, owner of the Indy Colts, has a huge artists guitar collection including instruments from each Beatle, among many others. His massive collection is in a vault high in a building overlooking Indy, never to be seen by us mere mortals. He inherited a NFL football team and gets a stadium for free, so, he needs something to spend his money on.
     
  10. oneforsorrow

    oneforsorrow Synchromatic

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    Well ... if you've got his email address ... and you care to drop him a line ... I know there's a bunch of indie artists out there sidelined right now that could use a couple of CD sales on their website to help things along ... just sayin'.
     
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  11. wabash slim

    wabash slim I Bleed Orange

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    They're nowhere near well known enough for him to bother with.
     
  12. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I liked the Ramones years back ...... but you can keep the guitar
     
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  13. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Friend of Fred

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    I’d rather have Dee Dee’s P Bass.
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    Anyone who knows anything knows Dee Dee was the one!
     
  14. Fat Bastid

    Fat Bastid Gretschie

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  15. Fat Bastid

    Fat Bastid Gretschie

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    So is the best part of a bag of sand for those Hallmark Copies..
     
  16. Fat Bastid

    Fat Bastid Gretschie

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    This "Gospel" brand one looks a better bet..

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  17. Fat Bastid

    Fat Bastid Gretschie

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    Or a Fred 'Sonic' Smith MC5 Mosrite would be nice!

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  18. dlew919

    dlew919 Country Gent

    Jul 18, 2016
    Sydney, Australia
    The spirit of punk.
    Actually punk died when virgin released the sex pistols credit card.

    This has not resurrected it. I mean good luck to the purchaser. Genuinely hopes he enjoys it. No judgement. It’s clearly what the market bore and I assume the buyer is a fan.

    But there’s a feeling in me that this is wrong somehow.
     
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  19. dlew919

    dlew919 Country Gent

    Jul 18, 2016
    Sydney, Australia
    Duplicate
     
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