2005 – a 1965 Fender Stratocaster guitar belonging to Jimi Hendrix sold for £100,000 at an auction in London. Other Hendrix items sold included a poem written two weeks after his appearance at the Monterey Festival which went for £10,000 and the first Jimi Hendrix Experience’s single ‘Hey Joe’, signed by all the band sold for £2,000.
Cooper Owen Jimi Hendrix Auction
Yesterday’s Cooper Owen auction of Jimi Hendrix memorabilia saw the sale of an Olympic White 1965 Hendrix-owned Stratocaster for 100,000 GBP, approximately $189,160 USD, which does not include the buyer’s auction premium or VAT (Value Added Tax). This was Lot #319. The winning bidder, who participated in the auction via telephone, requested anonymity.
Two other Hendrix guitars, Lot #318 and Lot #320, went unsold. Cooper Owen has posted the results on their website.