The Black Beauty is Known as the Most Famous and Rarest Electric Guitar, but Do You Know Its Story?
The Black Beauty was created in the year 1954 as a prototype. The famous country, American jazz and blues guitarist Les Paul played it, the Mona Lisa of guitars, for more than two decades at his recordings, concerts and at the Les Paul and Mary Ford TV show.
Just recently, this famed guitar was bought at an auction, and it was purchased by Jim Irsay, the owner of the Indianapolis Colts, for $335, 500.
In this video, Tom Doyle tells you the story of the Black Beauty.