Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers recently had five guitars
stolen from them, and they're offering a reward in return for any
information regarding their whereabouts.
A post on the band's official website states five of their
guitars were stolen from a soundstage in Culver City, California,
where they've been rehearsing for their U.S. tour, which launches
The guitars (pictures below) include Petty's 1967 12-string
blonde Rickenbacker 360 and his 1965 Gibson SGTV Junior, as well as
instruments belonging to bassist Ron Blair, rhythm guitar player
Scott Thurston, and lead guitarist Mike Campbell.
They said they would pay a $7,500 reward "with no questions
asked to anyone with information leading to the recovery of the
If you find these guitars or have any information that may lead
to their recovery, you can contact Tom and his band by sending an
e-mail to StolenGuitars@TomPetty.com.
Tom's Rickenbacker 360/12 - 1967 Blonde (serial # GH
Tom's Gibson SG TV Junior - 1965 (serial #
Scott's Epiphone Sheridan - 1967 (serial # to be updated
Mike's Dusenberg Mike Campbell Model (serial # to be
Ron's Fender Broadcaster - (serial # to be updated
(The photo is of Mike's Broadcaster, but Ron's was
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