Charles Manson’s Guitar

This 1930’s Slingerland ‘Songster’ guitar was discovered in an infamous Hollywood mansion's attic, securely wrapped up with several unopened cases of Manson’s album, called LIE, which was released in 1970.
There’s a strong reason to believe that these items were hidden in the mansion’s attic by ‘Squeaky’ Fromme, who had access to the house and attic at the time.
According to Phil Kaufman (producer of Manson’s LIE album), the unopened cases of freshly-manufactured Manson albums (which were discovered in the attic along with the guitar) are the very same cases that were stolen by ‘Squeaky’ Fromme from the garage of Kaufman’s residential headquarters in the early 1970s.
It is believed that with the impending legal cases against her, Miss Fromme stashed Manson's prized albums and guitar in the attic for safe keeping. 

She never returned for them.
The Slingerland guitar has a very distinct sound and sounds identical to many of the guitar tracks heard on the LIE album.

Phil Kaufman has verified that this Slingerland ‘Songster’ guitar was Charles Manson’s guitar.  Included in the sale is a notorized document signed by Phil Kaufman declaring the guitar to have belonged to Charles Manson. 

The guitar is in good condition. There are several 'wear and tear' marks, scratches, dings and other imperfections. There was a repair done to the end of the fingerboard where it meets the body, but this does not affect the playability of the instrument.

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Listed3 months ago
ConditionGood (Used)
Good condition items function properly but may exhibit some wear and tear.learn more
  • Songster
  • Brown Sunburst
  • 1930
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  • United States

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