By the Numbers: The Jimi Experience
GUITAR LEGEND HENDRIX WAS BORN 75 YEARS AGO. A LOOK AT RELATED LOTS FROM THE HERITAGE ARCHIVES
4 NUMBER OF CHROMATIC OCTAVES on this Hohner harmonica owned and used by Hendrix. It sold for $5,377.50 at an April 2007 Heritage auction.
6 DATE in September 1969 when Hendrix wrote a personal message to a friend on the mat of this photo. It sold for $11,562.50 at a March 2013 auction.
14 INCHES IN WIDTH of this original Rick Griffin-designed “Flying Eyeball” concert poster for Hendrix shows in San Francisco in 1968. It realized $9,560 at an October 2007 Heritage auction.
24 NUMBER OF WORDS Hendrix scribbled down for a song later known as Earth Blues. These lyrics sold for $4,500 at a September 2015 auction.
1969 YEAR Hendrix owned and wore this Gypsy-style vest. It realized $30,000 at a December 2012 auction.
21,510 AMOUNT IN DOLLARS paid for these suede fringed boots at an April 2008 Heritage auction. Hendrix wore them at a June 1967 Golden Gate Park show.