Tom Petty Guitar And Top Hat Go Up For Auction

The cherry-red 1965 Gibson SG played by Tom Petty when he and The Heartbreakers toured with Bob Dylan in 1987 is on the auction block.

The guitar has Petty’s signature and comes with an 8 x 10 photo of Dylan and Petty, holding the guitar, onstage together with a note from Petty that reads: “This was my SG on Dylan Tour ’87 / Tom Petty.”

Also up for bids are some of Petty’s stage jackets along with the top hat he wore in the videos for The Traveling Wilburys’ “Handle With Care” and “End of the Line.” The hat is signed by Petty on the inside and comes with photos of him wearing it onstage and in the studio.

Heritage Auctions will conduct the sale on July 21st.

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