The bidding is organized by the auction house “Julians Auctions” on June 19 and 20. The musical instrument has undergone several transformations, which further raises its price. Initially, the guitar was painted white, then pink, light blue, yellow, and finally dark blue.
Prince played it on key tours in his career and during his Purple Rain tour in 1984-1985. It was his “main working instrument” in the 1980s. Prince died in 2016 at his mansion in Minnesota as a result of an overdose of the drug fentanyl, the publication recalls.