Prince guitar to be auctioned in Beverly Hills


Prince's yellow guitar is to be sold at auction.

The uniquely shaped guitar - used by the late singer to perform tunes such as Cream and Gett Off - is being sold by Heritage Auctions.

The "yellow cloud" electric guitar goes under the hammer on June 24 and has an opening bid of $30,000 (£21,000).

Prince on stage in Germany
Prince (Frank Rumpenhorst / AP/Press Association Images)

Other Prince items at the Beverly Hills auction will include record sales awards and an original demo tape featuring the songs Just As Long As We're Together, My Love Is Forever and Jelly Jam.

Prince was found dead on April 21 in his Paisley Park recording complex in Chanhassen, Minnesota. He was 57.