Eddie Van Halen-owned and -played Peavey Wolfgang goes up for auction

An EVH-played Peavey Wolfgang is being auctioned
(Image credit: eddievanhalenguitars.com)

One of Eddie Van Halen's personal Peavey Wolfgang electric guitars has gone up for private auction.

The guitar was reportedly ordered by Eddie to play at an event in Bel Air, California on behalf of the House of Petals.

You can see footage of one jam from 2006 below.

The 2006/07 Peavey EVH Wolfgang Special boasts a Tobacco Sunburst quilted maple top and basswood body.

Features include a Peavey licensed Floyd Rose tremolo with a D-Tuna, a pair of Peavey/EVH-designed direct-mount humbuckers and an oil-finished hard rock maple neck with dual graphite reinforcement rods.

According to the website eddievanhalenguitars.com, Eddie signed and gifted the guitars to House of Petals owner Joey House with the insignia House of Petals, Editions #1 and #2.

Guitar #1 is being auctioned in an online sealed bid, and includes a matching signed case and one of Eddie's guitar picks.

The auction runs from March 25 at 8:00 AM PST until March 31 at 12:00 PM PST.

For more information, head to eddievanhalenguitars.com.

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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.