In the world of electric guitar there are few player’s as renowned as the incomparable Stevie Ray Vaughan. His incendiary playing and unmistakable tone have inspired nearly everyone who’s picked up the instrument since. His tragic and untimely death left a huge hole and an air of mystery around the man, his style, and his gear. To own an amplifier that helped create one of the most distinct guitar tones in history is an opportunity that rarely comes up. This fully documented 1964 Vibroverb is one such amp. In 1985 this amp was sold to Byron Barr who worked for Stevie and a notarized letter from Byron is included in the sale, along with numerous photos of the amp with SRV at various times throughout his career. It features a replaced JBL 15″ speaker that when cranked deliver an unmistakable sound that changed the world of blues music forever. At one time this amplifier featured a blue grill cloth added during rehearsals for David Bowie’s Let’s Dance tour, though Stevie later chose to continue with his own band rather than join the tour. The original grill cloth was reinstalled later. For collector’s and fans of Stevie Ray Vaughan, and the blues inspired rock n’ roll he created, this is truly a “holy grail” item and a once in a lifetime chance to own a piece of history. EXC $120,000. 

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