According to Vintage Vinyl News, VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen is auctioning one of his guitars that he has been using for over a decade to benefit the Drop In the Bucket charity.
The guitar is the very first Wolfgang guitar every produced and was owned by Eddie Van Halen from 1999-2011. It comes complete with a certificate of authenticity signed by Eddie. Eddie will personalize the guitar for the successful bidder. At press time the last bid was $4,057. Bids go up in $250 increments, so the next bid needs to be $4,307.
The estimated value of the guitar is $10,000. Bidding closes on Thursday, January 19, 2012.
Drop In The Bucket is a Los Angeles-based charity creating a world for children to be safe, healthy, educated and free from fear. So far the charity has completed 150 projects in six countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Go to this location for more information and to place a bid.
The VAN HALEN News Desk is reporting that a Van Halen fan in the UK has uploaded an interview with the band he recorded off a local radio back in 1978 during the band’s first UK tour.
The interview features frontman David Lee Roth and drummer Alex Van Halen.
Check out the chat below. Photos taken by Ross Halfin during Van Halen’s 1978 UK Tour can be seen here.