Eric Clapton Crossroads 335

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  1. cr8z4life

    cr8z4life Silver Supporting Member

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    Anyone know what guitar centers are getting for these historics....there will only be 250 made....curious what they are charging....
     
  2. CS'56

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    I heard $12,000. I don't if that was list or street price.
     
  3. cr8z4life

    cr8z4life Silver Supporting Member

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    They gotta be freakin kidding.....for that money I can buy a few vintage ones!:confused:
     
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    Lets see..........Guitar Center bought Erics Oringinal 335. Gibson has cut ties with all other dealers except Guitar Center........Rumors are abound that Guitar Center will buy Gibson or Vice versa...............Gibson just slaps a "name" on a guitar and offers only 250 and charges sick amounts of money..................Anyone else see a trend? :rolleyes:
     
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    rh Robo Sapien Noise Maker Gold Supporting Member

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    Plus $100 for the case. It is GC, you know. :D
     
  6. Flyin' Brian

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    Price fixing and gouging is alive and well. That's why I have only one Gibson...an old ES-125T that I bought recently for sentimental reasons because it was the first good guitar I had. The rest of my Gibson playing jones belongs to Heritage.
     
  7. Gary F.

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    I got a chance to play one for a few minutes yesterday at my local GC. It is a great 335, but lets face it: It is geared to collectors who hope to see an appreciation on their $12-$13k investment. Worth it? Who knows! Buying guitars as collectibles is a game I've never gotten into.

    Gary

    p.s.- the case it comes in with "Cream" stenciled on it is way cool!
     
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    In a perfect world everyone would agree and Heritage , actually made up of older Gibson employees would prosper and continue to make great instruments EVERYONE can enjoy And.......their dealers would be taken care of. Instead of Gibson who is currently in the buisness of screwing all the dealers who helped make them what they are and creating works of Art you can only apprciate through some glass............ :rolleyes:
     
  9. Flyin' Brian

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    Yeah I visited the Gibson booth at the Chicago Blues Festival and when I told them I had Heritages they said "oh went over to the dark side?" Interestingly, the only thing they said about Heritage was that the old Gibson building was a firetrap.

    The whole PRS single cut thing was a scam too...funny how they never went off on Martin, Guild, Taylor etc etc etc about their flattop acoustics looking the same. Sorta like our government only saves people from dictators in countries where there's oil....oh wait that's a different forum
     
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    I went into a GC today and I was told $16,000!

    I was also told that another store was reported to have sold 18 at that price.
     
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    I've said it before and I'll say it again... Henry -- and all his lawyers and MBAs -- can blow me.
     
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    Geeez Dave....don't hold baqck! Let youself be heard!!

    :dude

    Old and balding myself....
     
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    Attaboy Dave!
     
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    They have one in at the San Jose GC. I think the price was 12K.
     
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    The other ones were more expensive becuase Tom Murphy was actually in the building when those were built............they have more Tom Mojo which = better tone of course.........:rolleyes:
     

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