Doug has made guitars for David Gilmour of Pink Floyd. Doug was commissioned to make a bass guitar and also an Answer guitar which is currently in the Christie’s David Gilmour Guitar Auction in New York.
The auction is due to be held on 20th June 2019.
WILKES GUITARS, STOKE-ON-TRENT, 1986
A SOLID-BODY ELECTRIC GUITAR, THE ANSWER, 5Z2A75
Bearing the logo Wilkes Guitars on the headstock and pick-up cavity, with hardshell case bearing a label inscribed WILKES STRAT w/SLIDING P.UPS CANDY APPLE RED w/RW Neck DG1119; accompanied by the original warranty registration card, a promotional flyer from Wilkes Guitars, and installation instructions for the Dive Bomber tremolo system
Length of back 15 5/8 in. (39.8 cm.)