Bob Dylan Autographed SJ-200 Collector’s Edition at Beacon Theatre in NYC

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By Stephen Pate – The ultimate Christmas present got an upgrade with the final announcement of the Gibson Bob Dylan Autographed SJ-200 Collector’s Edition Acoustic Guitar.

Gibson is shipping the Bob Dylan Autographed SJ-200 Collector’s Edition on December 11, 2014

Gibson Bob Dylan Autographed SJ-200 Collector’s Edition Acoustic Guitar on sale at the Beacon Theatre NYC December 1, 2014 (Photo courtesy of Kathy Fortier)

Bob Dylan has played hundreds of guitars, some borrowed, some loaned and some he owned. You will be able to buy one of them, the Bob Dylan SJ-200 in two editions: the Bob Dylan Autographed SJ-200 Collector’s Edition Acoustic  or the Bob Dylan SJ-200 Player’s Edition.

Only 175 of the autographed guitars are being sold.  Select dealers are taking pre-orders for the autographed model which is being sold at boutique guitar stores and MusiciansFriend. Try Gibson for a dealer near you.

Bob Dylan has played hundreds of guitars – some borrowed, some loaned and some he owned.  The Fender Stratocaster Dylan played in 1965 was recently auctioned for almost $1 million.

Bob Dylan’s real guitars have a very high value to collectors.

Gibson’s new Bob Dylan SJ-200

Gibson SJ-200 Bob Dylan artist model (Photo Music Radar)

You will be able to buy a Bob Dylan endorsed artist model of a guitar he played over 3 decades ago, the Gibson SJ-200, for slightly less than $10,000.

The beautifully ornate SJ-200 is the result of a collaboration between Gibson and Dylan, that will result in 175 examples, all signed by Dylan himself.

In addition there will be  non-signed, less ornate versions at a $5,000 with an engraved (not inlayed) pick guard.

The Bob Dylan SJ-200 Autographed model with Rosewood back and sides will cost at least $10,000.  They will get snapped up in no time.

The Players Model, a slightly different guitar with maple back and sides will retail for less than $5,000.  That price is only a small premium over the Gibson Modern Classic SJ 200 Guitar Vintage Sunburst (link) retails for $3,900 in Canada and $3,800 in the United States (link).

The special Gibson 75TH Anniversary Rosewood J200 75 Vintage Sunburst(link), similar to the autographed model, retails for about $6.500.  Of course, the Bob Dylan autographed model will be a