- The Black Strat
- 3,975,000 US dollar(s)
- United States (New York City)
The most expensive guitar sold at a charity auction is "The Black Strat", which sold for $3,975,000 (£3,154,670; €3,545,800), including premium, sold by David Gilmour (UK) and auctioned by Christie's in New York, USA, on 20 June 2019.
Renowned Pink Floyd guitarist, David Gilmour, sold his impressive guitar collection (which includes 3 guitar amplifiers and a guitar case) for $21,490,750 (£17,055,700; €19,170,300), with proceeds being donated to ClientEarth. "The Black Strat" guitar was fundamental in creating the music for several Pink Floyd albums:The Dark Side Of The Moon (1973), Wish You Were Here (1975), Animals (1977) and The Wall (1979).