Eric Clapton's 'Slowhand at 70' Fender Stratocaster, played at the Royal Albert Hall, goes up for auction

Eric Clapton
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An Eric Clapton-owned and played Fender Stratocaster, which was wielded by the legendary blues guitarist during his 2014 World Tour and the one-off 2015 Slowhand at 70 show at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall, has gone up for auction.

Online auctioneer Iconic Auctions has listed the electric guitar, which is identified as a Custom Shop Strat that was assembled under the technical guidance of Slowhand himself before being used extensively over the course of two years.

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Matt Owen
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Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.