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Bob Dylan guitar could fetch $500,000 after authenticity settlement

Dawn Peterson possesses the famous guitar from the 1965 Newport Folk Festival

The times are indeed a-changin’. Bob Dylan’s first major-label album, Bob Dylan, sold fewer than 25,000 copies in its initial release and didn’t chart in America. But now, the artist’s famous guitar that he used when he went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival could fetch more money than all of those albums put together — $500,000 to be exact.

However, the guitar wouldn’t be on the auction block for nearly as much money without a little legal intervention.

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