Gary Moore - stage played 2009 Gibson Custom Shop 'Frankfurt' 1959 Reissue Les Paul standard electric guitar, made in USA, serial number 9 91540; Body: figured sunburst maple veneered top upon cherry finished mahogany back, dings to back edges, light buckle marks and other minor dings throughout; Neck: good; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Case: Gibson custom hard case enclosing certificate of authenticity, papers, tags and stage used strap

*Used by Gary Moore live from 2009 onwards and considered to be an important guitar from the latter stages of his career, being the one chosen to play many renditions of what is considered his signature song, 'Parisienne Walkways'.

The guitar was bought by Gary in Frankfurt, 2009 whilst on tour in Germany, hence it's nickname. It was used on many UK tours, specifically on Japanese dates in April 2010 for the encore tracks 'The Blues is Alright' and 'Parisian Walkways.'

The guitar was featured in 'Young Guitar' magazine as part of an overview of the equipment used by Gary for the Japanese tour in early 2010.

This guitar can be seen during an appearance at St. David's Hall, Cardiff 26 October 2009 for an rendition of Parisian Walkways -

Further footage from the Vibes from the Vines open air music festival on 08 August 2009 can be seen here -

Ex lot 280, Rock, Pop & Film online including the Gary Moore collection III, Bonhams, London, 4th May 2022.

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2009 (1959 reissue)
Gary Moore's Gibson Custom
Very Good
Original Hard
8 Years
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