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Sotheby’s celebrates The Grateful Dead with upcoming auction

Items belonging to members of the Grateful Dead and members of their extended production family will go up for auction this fall at Sotheby’s.

Jerry’s 12-string Guild Starfire guitar, used onstage, is the highest-profile item, estimated to sell for $50,000–$70,000.

1990s-era stage racks used by Garcia and Bob Weir (estimated $10,000-$15,000 each) and Garcia’s McIntosh 2300 amplifier with “Budman” sticker ($5,000-$7,000) will also be going up for sale.

The online auction will take place from 7 – 14 October, and Sotheby’s invites Deadheads as well as all fans of music and more to view select highlights from the sale in a preview exhibition at Sotheby’s York Avenue galleries.

In addition to the auction, Sotheby’s will be offering Dan Healy’s collection of Grateful Dead t-shirts in its online destination, the Buy Now marketplace. Items on Buy Now are available for immediate purchase with international shipping available for select countries.

For more information on the From the Vault: Property from the Grateful Dead and Friends auction at Sotheby’s click here.

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