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Bob Weir | Casio, c. 1987, PG-380 model guitar with custom Modulus neck

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 USD

Property of Bob Weir

Bob Weir | Casio, c. 1987, PG-380 model guitar with custom Modulus neck

Bob Weir | Casio, c. 1987, PG-380 model guitar with custom Modulus neck

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 USD

Lot sold:

94,500

USD

Property of Bob Weir


Stage used by Weir with the Grateful Dead in the early 1990s


Casio, c. 1987, PG-380 model guitar with custom Modulus neck, serial number on neck 890497 (1989). Body made in Japan, neck made in USA. Body is from a Casio PG-380, which was state of the art MIDI at the time. A custom Modulus “blackknife” neck was added, custom pickguard with three single coil pickups mounted close to the bridge, Kahler made Floyd Rose tremolo and locking nut, “Fathead” brass plate on back of peghead to increase sustain. Includes original hard shell case.


Good condition. Shows signs of extensive use. Gaffer tape on the back of the body.


REFERENCE

Sotheby's would like to thank Alex Whitman of TR Crandall Guitars for his assistance with this lot.