The AKG D 1000C microphone used by David Bowie for the Ziggy Stardust concerts, 1972,

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The AKG D 1000C microphone used by David Bowie for the Ziggy Stardust concerts, 1972,

Sold for £ 1,680 (US$ 2,291) inc. premium
The AKG D 1000C microphone used by David Bowie for the Ziggy Stardust concerts, 1972,
worn gold-coloured casing, three-way attenuator switch, together with statement of provenance from Angie Bowie, and copies of stills of David using the mic, mic 15.5cm (6¼in) long

Footnotes

  • Angie Bowie's statement confirms that this mic was given to the sound engineer at the first Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars rehearsal at Beckenham Rugby Club in January 1972. As David's favourite mic at the time it was, according to Angie, then used for the first 25 shows.
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