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Periphery’s Mark Holcomb is auctioning one of his PRS SE signature models for charity

(Image credit: Mark Holcomb)

Periphery’s Mark Holcomb is auctioning one of his touring PRS signature electric guitars, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to charity.

The axe in question is a 2019 PRS SE Mark Holcomb, and it was one of his main six-strings during Periphery's Hail Stan touring cycle.

(Image credit: Mark Holcomb)

According to Holcomb, the instrument, which sports a multi-color finish, “doesn't have much wear and tear on it (which is nothing short of a minor miracle),” and features an added Hipshot volume knob, locking tuners and a Seymour Duncan Alpha/Omega pickup set, his “favorite pickups on the planet.” 

Holcomb also signed the backplate, but says he will include an unsigned plate if the buyer prefers.

(Image credit: Mark Holcomb)

Additionally, he’s throwing in a host of goodies, including custom Dunlop Periphery picks, a Planet Waves leather strap, D'Addario NYXL strings, a Periphery shirt of the buyer’s choice, a tour laminate, a PRS gig bag and “whatever other Periphery/PRS memorabilia I come across in my house and studio.”

The guitar is currently up for auction for $3,500, with bidding ending on August 26. Half the profits will be donated to Feeding America (opens in new tab), and the other half to the Living the Dream Foundation (opens in new tab).

Adds Holcomb, “Both sites accept donations, so if you don't plan on bidding for the guitar, feel free to consider donating directly to either. Every little bit of help counts, even the tiniest donation. 

To check out the guitar, head to eBay (opens in new tab).

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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.