11-09-2020 11-19-2020
Skinner Website
Skinner Website Online
3490T Marlborough
November 9, 2020 12:00 PM - November 19, 2020 07:00 PMCalender

Grateful Dead Wall of Sound Loudspeaker Cabinets, c. 1973

Auction: Musical Instruments - 3490T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 09, 2020 12:00PM


Grateful Dead
Wall of Sound Loudspeaker Cabinets, c. 1973, constructed of 13-ply birch plywood by Joe Winslow in San Rafael, CA, used by the Grateful Dead, c. 1974-1975, two of four cabinets given by Jerry Garcia to Buddy Cage and subsequently repurposed for use with the New Riders of the Purple Sage, given by Buddy Cage to Larry Hilt as down payment for custom Hilt pedal steel guitar, c. 1992, inscribed NRPS/B-12's/CAGE/TOP, loaded with two later 12 in. speakers ea., two JBL D120F, one Peavey, one Eminence, ht. 18, wd. 26, dp. 13 in. ea.

Provenance: The estate of Larry Hilt; Buddy Cage (New Riders of the Purple Sage); Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead).

Letter of Authenticity: Geoffrey Wadhams, 2019.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.


Geoffrey Wadhams, Joe Winslow, Larry Hilt, San Rafael