Jimi Hendrix"s favourite guitar which he switched before setting cheaper version on fire sells for 250,000

Hey dough! Jimi Hendrix's favourite guitar which he switched before setting cheaper version on fire sells for 250,000 Hey Joe guitarist tricked his fans into thinking he'd set fire to guitarInstead he switched it for cheaper model moments beforeIconic instrument was sold at London auction for 250,000 | UPDATED: 15:19 GMT, 28 November 2012 One of the most famous rock 'n' roll guitars – that was so good Jimi Hendrix couldn't bring himself to burn it – has sold for almost 250,000. The musician tricked his fans into thinking he had set fire to his favourite electric guitar on stage at a famous concert. Instead, he switched it for a lesser model seconds before dousing it in lighter fluid as a stunt to mark the end of his set at the Monterey International Pop Festival in 1967