The musician auctioned a guitar to generate funds against the coronavirus
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi raised £ 19,000 at auction to raise funds to support healthcare staff in the UK.
Items up for auction included items from Iommi’s personal collection, including a guitar.
The Tony Iommi auction to benefit the Birmingham’s Heartlands hospital charity is now live!
All items are from Tony's personal stash, all will be autographed, and the winner will get free shipping to wherever!
— Tony Iommi (@tonyiommi) April 6, 2020
A guitar was sold for £ 11,300, while other items in the collection, including a collectible and signed DVD case, plus a compendium of vinyls were sold for £ 8,000.
Many thanks to everyone who bid for the auction, it’s a great result. We’ll do our best to get things sent out as soon as we can. pic.twitter.com/0X7mTo0VC6
— Tony Iommi (@tonyiommi) April 16, 2020
All the money raised will go to health personnel in the UK known as the NHS, joining the initiative of other British artists who have supported the institution such as Brian May.