This guitar is a replica of Clapton's famous cherry red ES-335 that he used throughout his career from The Yardbirds, Cream, John Mayall's Blues Breakers, Blind Faith and his solo career. The original was sold at Eric Clapton's second auction in aid of the Crossroads Centre, Christie's, New York, 24 June, 2004 for $847,500 [Lot 41]. Gibson manufactured and sold 245 of these "Cream" Crossroads replicas. However, there were only five Artist Prototypes made for and given to Clapton of which this is one.more
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