Prince's Yellow Cloud Guitar Bought by Indianapolis Colts Owner

Prince's Yellow Cloud Guitar
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A Prince owned and played custom made signature yellow cloud guitar (circa 1988-1994) is displayed during a media preview June 22, 2016 at Heritage Auctions in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has purchased the Yellow Cloud electric guitar that Prince used in numerous concerts until the mid-1990s.

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The NFL football team owner and collector of musical instruments paid $137,500 for the guitar at an auction in Beverly Hills Saturday, June 25.

Heritage Auctions, which conducted the auction, says the solid body guitar was a favorite of the late musician from the late 1980s to the mid-1990s.

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Prince died on April 21 at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota of an accidental overdose of fentanyl.

Irsay also has instruments once owned by musicians Jerry Garcia of Grateful Dead, John Lennon and Ringo Starr of The Beatles and singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.

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