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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 26 / 16

$137,500  – Amount Colts Owner  Jim Irsay  paid for  Prince 's "Yellow Cloud" electric guitar that he used in numerous concerts until the mid-90s ( AP, 6/25 ).

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Media Notes

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