An owned and used Phil Lesh amp from the Grateful Dead's Wall of Sound with original Courtenay Pollock artwork
Lot 3059
An owned and used Phil Lesh amp from the Grateful Dead's Wall of Sound with original Courtenay Pollock artwork
US$ 5,000 - 10,000
£3,000 - 5,900
withdrawn
Auction Details
Lot Details
An owned and used Phil Lesh amp from the Grateful Dead's Wall of Sound with original Courtenay Pollock artwork
Being a Fender Bassman amp, with "RR" and "GD" printed in black magic marker on the reverse of the tuner; wood showing signs of wear, tie dye art in good condition.
Used by Phil from 1969-1973.
Courtenay Pollock states: " I hereby certify that this is a Courtenay original tie dye speaker front ca. 1970-1971. Created for Phil Lesh's amplifier as part of the original stage set up of Courtenay tie dye speaker fronts that was commissioned in fall of 1970. All Phil's cabinet fronts were done using a theme of blues and greens."
7 ½ x 7 ¼ x 6 ½;

Saleroom notices

  • The amplifier is a Dual Showman model, not a Bassman, and appears to have the modification of an additional dial (for a total of 10 instead of the standard 9).
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