Now You Can Own A Guitar Bob Marley Played

Photo of Carlton BARRETT and Bob MARLEY, Bob Marley performing live on stage playing guitar, with drummer Carlton Barrett (Photo by Estate Of Keith Morris/Redferns)
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By NAN ET Editor

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 13, 2020: Fans of Jamaica-born legend, Robert ‘Nesta’ Marley, known the world over a Bob Marley, now have the opportunity to own a guitar the legend himself once played.

Marley’s rare 1975 Ovation 1612-4 Custom Balladeer acoustic-electric guitar has been added to Julien’s Auctions’ annual sale, Icons and Idols Trilogy: Rock and Roll.

The auction is set for December 1st and 2nd live in Beverly Hills and online at

The instrument boasts a natural spruce top and a shallow back, with ebony fingerboard and diamond inlays. It’s expected to sell between $80,000 and $100,000.

Registration is required to bid in this live auction and can be done online before the sale at the Registration page Bid by phone, proxy or online at to bid live online, or by calling (310) 836-1818.