Ted Nugent is offering up a veritable “Wango Tango” of personal items that he’s amassed over the past 50 years, including guitars, guns, motor vehicles and memorabilia, at a massive auction scheduled for 10 a.m. CT on Saturday, March 27, at Tucker Hall in Waco, Texas.
The “Ted Nugent Guns, Guitars & Hot Rod Cars Auction,” which is being presented by the Braunfels, Texas-based Burley Auction Gallery, will feature about 400 items, including various electric and acoustic guitars, amplifiers, rifles, handguns, hunting bows, knives, official Nugent ammunition, clothing, hats, awards, signed posters and other collectibles.
The vehicles being auctioned are a fully restored 1968 Ford Bronco and a custom 2015 Dodge Hellcat Challenger, both personally owned and operated by the Nuge. Bidding for the cars currently stands, respectively, at $36,000 and $28,000.
Among the many guitars up for bid are a 1956 Fender Strat “Tobaccoburst” and a Gibson ES 336, which have received respective bids of $15,000 and $5,000.
“Uncle Ted has powerlived the ultimate American Dream of life, liberty, pursuit of ultra happiness and an accumulation of the coolest stuff available to mankind,” Nugent says of his memorabilia. “But alas, like the greatest philosopher of all time stated, ‘A good man has to know his limitations!’ (Dirty Harry, 1970). So, as I throttle into my 73rd firebreathing clean and sober year, it is nigh time to streamline, and lucky, lucky you, I am auctioning off some of my Xtremely unique one-of-a-kind Nuge goodies for ya all.”
Bids on the items also will be accepted online, and via the phone and absentee bidding. A preview of the auction will be held on Saturday, March 26, from noon to 6 p.m. CT, and on March 27 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. CT.
By Matt Friedlander
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