A Rock Scully-owned portable amplifier/speaker set used on the road with The Grateful Dead, 1970s-19
Lot 10W
A Rock Scully portable amplifier/speaker set (called the 'tour entertainment system') used on the road with The Grateful Dead, 1970s-1980s
Sold for US$ 2,400 inc. premium

Lot Details
A Rock Scully portable amplifier/speaker set (called the 'tour entertainment system') used on the road with The Grateful Dead, 1970s-1980s
An Audiologic amp, Model No. LX-52A, and two Teac speakers housed in their custom-made silverish-black metal case with two flip locks, a combination lock-dial, and a manufacturer's label reading "Zero / Halliburton / Reg. Z 214805;" outside of case has numerous Grateful Dead-related stickers that Scully himself placed there.
21 x 14 x 7in

Footnotes

  • "This case traveled in my "Manager's" flight case [see LOT 9] on all Grateful Dead tours from the early 1970s through the mid-1980s and was brought from the venue back to the band’s “hospitality suite” after every concert. It was primarily used to listen to and critique that night's performance. The system was also used as the band's entertainment center for party times between gigs. This particular system provided music not only for The Dead and family, but also for a "who's who" of celebrities including Bob Marley, John Belushi, Bill Murray, Jane Fonda, Tuesday Weld, House Speaker Tip O’Neal, John F. Kennedy, Jr., Carolyn Kennedy, and President Carter’s Secret Service personnel, among countless others. The "ashtray gray" (as crew chief Ram Rod Shurtliff used to call it) Halliburton case was designed and built specially for me by Dennis "Wizard" Leonard at Hard Trucker Speakers. The case originally contained a state-of-the-art cassette sound system comprised of a Nakamichi recorder/player and two Hard Trucker "cube" speakers powered by the still-present and working Audiologic LX-52A amp. The case presently contains two Teac speakers used in Jerry Garcia's apartment in Hepburn Heights in San Rafael, California for test playbacks during the 1982 "Run for the Roses" recording sessions at Club Front, also in San Rafael."
    -Rock Scully
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