"We did it!": Jared Dines finally sells his 18-string Ormsby, raises $20,000 for charity

Last week we reported on Jared Dines’ aborted attempt to auction off his 18-string Ormsby electric guitar on eBay, which failed after the winning bidder and, amazingly, the runner-up, both claimed to have been drunk when posting their bids.

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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.