Two Eddie Van Halen-played Kramers and a studio-used Peavey 5150 stack are hitting the auction block

Eddie Van Halen Kramer electric guitar
Guitar tech Zeke Clark pictured with the Kramer Custom he built for Eddie Van Halen (Image credit: Gotta Have Rock and Roll)

A pair of striped Kramer electric guitars played by Eddie Van Halen are set to hit the auction block over at Gotta Have Rock and Roll, alongside a full Peavey 5150 stack that was used on Van Halen’s 1994 album, Balance.

First up in the striped six-string department is an EVH-played Kramer – serial number F1018 – wielded by the late guitar icon during both the 1984 and 5150 tours. 

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

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.