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Zenith aircraft guitar to be auctioned at AirVenture

As part of the "Zeniths to Oshkosh" festivities for AirVenture, this one-of-a-kind handcrafted guitar will be auctioned to benefit EAA Young Eagles programs. This one-of-a-kind electric guitar will be on display at the Zenith Aircraft booth during AirVenture (#640 & 641, and it's been rumored that it may even be played in a concert or two at AirVenture), and is to be autographed by Chris Heintz at the Zenith builders honorary banquet (on July 27 in the EAA Nature Center).
The EAA Gathering of Eagles website shows that there have already been several early bid on the guitar (for $1,600).

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EAA Gathering of Eagles 2011 Online Auction:
Zeniths to Oshkosh details and activities:

The Zenith Aircraft guitar is a one-of-a-kind handcrafted custom finished guitar. Several Zenith planes have been selected and fill the front and back of the guitar body. The Zenith Aircraft and EAA AirVenture 2011 logos have also been painted onto the body. All this artwork has been airbrushed and painted on by the talented artist Jason LeCavalier. The guitar itself has been built and set up for play by custom guitar builder Rick Land. This guitar plays as well as it looks!
Rick Land from Landric Custom Guitars, LLC. of Grafton, Wisconsin, specializes in solid-body custom electric guitars. Landric guitars have been shipped world-wide for both the weekend guitar hero and the on-stage professional. Jason LeCavalier of Artistimo Custom Designs in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the master painter/artist behind Landric Custom Guitars and also specializes in high-end custom motorcycle finishes.


FMI: Landric Custom Guitars.