A 2008 Eddie Van Halen-played EVH Charvel Art Series guitar has hit the auction block for $30,000

An EVH Charvel is being auctioned for $30,000
(Image credit: Nate D. Sanders)

An Eddie Van Halen “hand-striped” EVH Charvel Art Series electric guitar, played onstage by Eddie at a Van Halen show on February 16, 2008 in Jacksonville, Florida, is up for sale via Nate D. Sanders Auctions.

The Charvel is signed by Eddie in silver marker, with the Jacksonville concert date and ''Van Halen '08" also written by him.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.