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Nearly $95,000 Worth Of Tool Guitarist Adam Jones’ New Signature Guitars Stolen At Truck Stop


Last week saw the official reveal of Tool guitarist Adam Jones‘s new signature guitar, the Adam Jones 1979 Les Paul Custom guitar. The instrument, a limited edition recreation of his prized 1979 Silverburst Les Paul Custom, debuted to much fanfare, thanks in part to the arrival of new music he and his Tool bandmates created for a short film to announce it.

Now comes the unfortunate news that a pallet housing thirteen of the guitars was stolen over the weekend from a Sweetwater truck parked at a truck stop in Whiteland, Indiana on October 30th. Instrument retailer Sweetwater‘s Chief Supply Chain and Merchandising Officer Phil Rich commented on the theft:

“Somehow out of a truck full of guitars, this ONE pallet was singled out and stolen at a truck stop. Totaling close to $95,000 in guitars, we feel this person(s) knew exactly what to look for and when.”

Gibson‘s CMO Cesar Gueikian commented:

“These guitars were the dream guitars of 13 Gibson and Adam Jones fans, who had been patiently waiting for them to be delivered. We have decided to publish the serial numbers of the 13 stolen guitars and are appealing to all of Gibson’s fans to keep an eye out for them and let us know if they surface. Our fans should ask any third-party sellers for a serial number before purchasing to be sure they are not being sold one of the stolen guitars.”

The Whiteland Police Department’s Detective Kenny Polley has been overseeing the case and is seeking any information regarding the stolen instruments via [email protected] or (317) 535-8100. The serial numbers for the stolen guitars can be found below:

Stolen Adam Jones Signature Guitars Serial Numbers

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