A David Bowie-owned and -signed Takamine is up for auction

David Bowie Takamine
(Image credit: Omega Auctions)

A David Bowie-owned – and possibly used – Takamine G Series EG-355SC 12-string acoustic-electric guitar is up for sale via Omega Auctions.

The dreadnought acoustic is signed by Bowie with the inscription “Ground Control to Major Tom,” and dated 2003.

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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.