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univibs
07-30-09, 06:27 AM
Hello,

anybody has some info about a flying V from 1969 owned by Jimi ?

thanks

RobbieRadio
07-30-09, 10:46 AM
I believe the Hard Rock Cafe has it, and it is on display at one of their places.

Jimi_Uchihaeyez
07-30-09, 10:57 AM
^ The Hard Rock Cafe in london.

purple jim
07-30-09, 12:10 PM
Check out this interesting page:

http://www.flying-v.ch/hendrix69/hendrix69.html

univibs
07-30-09, 03:19 PM
Check out this interesting page:

http://www.flying-v.ch/hendrix69/hendrix69.html


"Serial Number: 932954. Year of Manufacture: 1969.
Hendrix used this guitar between January 1969 (when he gave Mick Cox his famous psychedelic V) and May 1970 ( when he bought his custom left-handed model)."

is there at list ONE photo of it live ?

ElectricWing
07-30-09, 05:17 PM
Speaking of guitars, anyone know which guitar of Hendrix's is featured in the last seconds of this video?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCNmjNrwa8M


Downstairs, a bar was set up, and Greg kept handing people shots of tequila. I downed a few. People asked him questions about the lawsuit, and he kept pointing toward his attorney. He was talkative until he found out I worked for a newspaper. I finally got this statement out of him:

“The Fender Stratocaster had been under a cloud after years of litigation. Experience Hendrix LLC has given up its claim to ownership of the guitar as part of a settlement of a defamation suit in San Diego County Superior Court. Greg is actually going to take it to Nashville, at the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum. And it’s been authenticated as played by Hendrix. That was done by David Brewis, who has discovered several guitars of his, including a Flying V, which sold for $500,000 in 2003.

“In 2001, the [Stratocaster] guitar was in an eBay auction, which was halted after Hendrix LLC claimed it had been stolen after his death in 1970. There were two court trials and as many trips to the Courts of Appeal. The case was settled for an undisclosed sum and an agreement that they will make no further claim and will not interfere with any future sale.”

I went back to Greg, and he said, “I feel vindicated. This was such a long process. But I think all of this only added to this guitar’s unique history.”

I said, “And the person buying the guitar will love the fact that there’s that document from the Hendrix estate. Nothing adds authenticity like that. I think you’ll probably get more money because of that.”

He downed a shot of tequila, smiled as he slammed the shot glass down, and replied, “I’m counting on it.”

RobbieRadio
07-30-09, 06:39 PM
Backstage Madison Square Garden, NYC 1969

http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o93/Grapost/jhflyv.jpg

RobbieRadio
07-30-09, 06:39 PM
The Hard Rock Hotel: London, England
http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o93/Grapost/Jimi27sblackFlyingV2.jpghttp://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o93/Grapost/Jimi27sblackFlyingV.jpg

univibs
08-01-09, 03:03 PM
Backstage Madison Square Garden, NYC 1969

http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o93/Grapost/jhflyv.jpg

but did he played it live ?

purple jim
08-01-09, 04:50 PM
Maybe brumepourpe can find something.

RobbieRadio
08-20-09, 01:37 PM
http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o93/Grapost/527-Jimi-Hendrix-Gibson-Flying-Vnor.jpg

ElectricWing
10-04-09, 12:22 AM
Speaking of guitars, anyone know which guitar of Hendrix's is featured in the last seconds of this video?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCNmjNrwa8M

Found out which one it was:

San Diegan gets legal green light to sell Jimi Hendrix guitar (http://www.sdnn.com/sandiego/2009-10-03/things-to-do/concerts-music-clubs/san-diegan-gets-legal-green-light-to-sell-jimi-hendrix-guitar)

And the link to the For Sale page:

http://www.rockstarsguitars.com/product.php?c=1&cat=53&scat=168

Jimi_Uchihaeyez
10-04-09, 06:30 AM
^ Oh sh*t, they had the original painted V at that site. :eek2: Frickin amazing!

backfromthestorm
10-04-09, 09:10 AM
but did he played it live ?

Played it at the isle of wight.

Jimi_Uchihaeyez
10-04-09, 09:29 AM
Played it at the isle of wight.I don't think he meant that one, He meant the two-burst right handed V in the Backstage MSG pics. All I know of is those pictures, never seen it live. Probably just a jam guitar.

univibs
10-04-09, 12:59 PM
Played it at the isle of wight.
I didn't meant that guitar !

Harleydave
10-28-12, 08:08 AM
These are my photos I took at the HRC in London a few years ago. Incredible to be so close! :-)
http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o93/Grapost/Jimi27sblackFlyingV2.jpghttp://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o93/Grapost/Jimi27sblackFlyingV.jpg[/QUOTE]

Ezy Rider
10-28-12, 01:11 PM
These are my photos I took at the HRC in London a few years ago. Incredible to be so close! :-)
http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o93/Grapost/Jimi27sblackFlyingV2.jpghttp://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o93/Grapost/Jimi27sblackFlyingV.jpg[/QUOTE]

cool. but what is the cow's head and the buddha doing in the display?

Harleydave
10-28-12, 02:58 PM
I wondered exactly the same myself at the time! We were having a few beers at the table right next to the display. Surreal to be sitting there with some of Jimi's things a few feet away. A couple from Florida sat down at the same table. Clearly they knew virtually nothing about Jimi although they were old enough to know better, and actually said at one point, 'was he American?' Speechless!! :-/

Jimi's fringed jacket in the display - I was struck by how small it seemed. The same with a Roger Daltrey jacket from Tommy.


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Harleydave
10-28-12, 03:04 PM
17458

This is the other pic I took that day, not great quality though. How much do I wish I had a better camera at the time!


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RobbieRadio
10-28-12, 05:32 PM
The brown suede fringe jacket was on display at the Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame when visited it in 2001.

MourningStar
11-01-12, 05:50 PM
17458

This is the other pic I took that day, not great quality though. How much do I wish I had a better camera at the time!


cool. but what is the cow's head and the buddha doing in the display?invalid

Kal-El
11-04-12, 06:35 PM
In 2004, I visited the Hard Rock Cafe and actually got a chance to hold the Flying V. At the time, the guitar was kept in "The Vault" -- along with a bunch of other things, including a sofa from Jimi's London flat. They turned off the alarms and let me sit on the sofa and hold the guitar. Needless to say, one of the coolest things I've done. I have a few photos of it somewhere.

I've heard that they don't allow this anymore -- and frankly, I can't believe they ever did.

Fenders Fingers
11-05-12, 04:16 PM
In 2004, I visited the Hard Rock Cafe and actually got a chance to hold the Flying V. At the time, the guitar was kept in "The Vault" -- along with a bunch of other things, including a sofa from Jimi's London flat. They turned off the alarms and let me sit on the sofa and hold the guitar. Needless to say, one of the coolest things I've done. I have a few photos of it somewhere.

I've heard that they don't allow this anymore -- and frankly, I can't believe they ever did.



Please post the pic's, thanks