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.
Lot 1246, Estimate $3,000-5,000
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