Richard Gere’s collection of classic guitars and amplifiers, built up over 40 years, has fetched $936,438 (£595,000) at a New York auction.
Top lot at the Christie’s charity sale was a 1960 Gibson Les Paul which was bought by a private collector for $98,500 (£63,000) including commission.
A 1931 CF Martin that went for $62,500 (£40,000), was among three lots bought by the guitar manufacturer.
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