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Ever Wondered What A $150K Guitar Looks Like? Plus Six Other Ways To Spend The Cash…

We stumbled across this

'59 Gibson Les Paul ‘Burst´ (opens in new tab)

up for sale on Ebay during our morning´s ‘research´. It´s in great condition considering it´s over 50 years old. On the other hand it will set you back about $150,000, or roughly £95,000.

This got TG thinking, we WANT that guitar, but what else could you pick up for a cool 95,000 shamolians? Let´s go shopping…

1) Approximately 450

Epiphone Les Paul 100s (opens in new tab)

. You´d probably want to get a range of colours. And some more guitar-stands.

2) This

three-bedroom semi-detached house (opens in new tab)

in Skegness. Or you could buy a one-bedroom house and store 225 Epiphone Les Paul 100s in there.

3) TWO brand new

Jaguar (opens in new tab)

XJ (opens in new tab)

s (opens in new tab)

. What´s better than one Jaguar XJ? Exactly.

4) One per-cent of

Abbey Road Studios (opens in new tab)

. They reckon it´ll go for about 10 million, so nab a piece of history.

5) This

Sunseeker Mustique 42 (opens in new tab)

pleasure boat. For the laydeez.

6)

A freaking helicopter (opens in new tab)

. Who doesn´t want a 1981 Eustorm F28F Helicopter sitting on their drive?

Matt is a freelance journalist who has spent the last decade interviewing musicians for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.