Izzy Stradlin’s ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Gibson ES-175D is hitting the auction block for $50,000

Izzy Stradlin's Gibson ES-175D
(Image credit: Larry Marano / Getty / Backstage Auctions)

Several years ago we saw a Slash-played B.C. Rich, used to write many of Guns N’ Roses’ earliest songs, hit the auction block.

Now another electric guitar rarity from the early Guns days is going up for sale – a Gibson ES-175D reportedly owned by Izzy Stradlin and used at the Appetite For Destruction recording sessions.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month**

Join now for unlimited access

US pricing $3.99 per month or $39.00 per year

UK pricing £2.99 per month or £29.00 per year 

Europe pricing €3.49 per month or €34.00 per year

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Prices from £2.99/$3.99/€3.49

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.