The Guitar Collection

The Guitar Collection of Guy Mackenzie

Burns Mirage

Burns Mirage

Posted on: 21st March 2017

From 1976-7, with Mach 1 humbusters and phase switching, it was intended as successor to the Burns Flyte but few were made as Burns UK folded in 1977. Remember “Agadoo”? – this was previously owned by “Black Lace”.

Jim Burns interview in 1994 on YouTube

Also on YouTube is this great video of guitarist Phil Walker playing the Burns Mirage:




Gretsch TW100T - Travelling Wilburys guitar

Gretsch TW100T

Posted on: 21st March 2017

From the 1980s, built in Korea and designed by Gretsch, this Travelling Wilburys guitar features the facsimile signatures of the band: Lucky (Bob Dylan), Otis (Jeff Lynne), Charlie T. Jr. (Tom Petty), Lefty (Roy Orbison) and Nelson (George Harrison).

Watch Phil Walker play the Gretsch TW100T at The Guitar Collection YouTube Channel: