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Queen Brian May Signed Red Special Guitar w/BAS COA - RARE

Regular price $5,500

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Signed by Queen's Brian May himself, this Brian May Signature Red Special guitar makes for a fantastic Queen collectible. It comes with a full Certificate of Authenticity from BAS (Beckett Authentication Services) certifying May's autograph, which appears in silver marker.  

This brand new Brian May Signature Red Special is a fully featured high quality and full functional replica of the guitar May himself designed, built and has played throughout his career with Queen, as shown in this 2008 photo:

Brian May with Queen in 2008 with Red Special guitar

The guitar itself is a full-on tribute to the original. It features an acoustic chambered Mahogany body, set-in Mahogany neck with dual truss rod and graphite nut, Ebony fingerboard with 24 frets and zero fret, a 24" scale length. It also has Grover Locking Rotomatic® Tuners, a Wilkinson WVP Knife Edge Tremolo Bridge with BM Custom Tremolo Arm, three BM Brand Tri-Sonic Style pickups (series wired, single coil pickups, original BM Style electronics including individual pickup ON/OFF and phase switching system, and aluminum replica "Top-Hat" Volume + Tone control knobs. It also includes a custom Brian May Guitars custom gig bag.

The instrument is brand new and still has its plastic seals on the pickguards and pickups. The autograph is bold and nicely positioned. Whether you play it or display it, this guitar makes for an absolutely fantastic piece in any collection of Queen and Brian May memorabilia. 

Don't be fooled by other "signed" items on the Internet or in stores. Ask to see a COA/LOA from top authenticators like JSA (James Spence Authentication), PSA/DNA, Beckett (BAS), or REAL (Epperson). You'll find that most sellers won't be able to provide this.

This item includes FREE insured, worldwide shipping. Continental U.S. buyers can just check out and will receive free shipping. If outside the continental U.S., just email us at to purchase and we will supply custom payment link to access free shipping. **NOTE: Any international customs duties, taxes and/or related fees remain responsibility of purchaser. 

Mouse Over to Zoom/Click to Enlarge Photos (Note: Pickups and pickguards still have their new item removeable plastic seals on them which clouds those parts in the photos).

Item Highlights:

  • Brian May Signature Red Special model guitar signed by Queen's Brian May in silver marker
  • Certificate of Authenticity from BAS (Beckett Authentication Services) for May's autograph (see image)
  • Instrument is in brand new condition
  • Original tremolo/whammy bar (removeable) and guitar tools included
  • Brian May guitar gig bag included
  • MusicGoldmine Authenticity Guarantee
  • Carefully packed and double boxed
  • Rare and desirable item for any Queen fan or rock memorabilia collector
  • FREE U.S. and WORLDWIDE fully insured shipping on this item (see details in red above and please also note all conditions related to international shipments here)

Note on all signed guitars: Signed guitars may have very minor mars or imperfections from being removed from packaging for signing but note that any wear or damage that would significantly affect display appearance is noted in the item description. 

Brian May photo: Public Domain

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