Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Jerry Garcia ‘Wolf’ guitar, $1.9 million, Guernsey’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Jerry Garcia ‘Wolf’ guitar, $1.9 million, Guernsey’s

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by Ken Hall

The guitar that Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia called “Wolf” and which he played at numerous concerts around the world from 1973 until his death in 1995, sold for $1.9 million at a charity auction to benefit the Montgomery, Alabama-based Southern Poverty Law Center, held May 31st by Guernsey’s (based in New York City) at the Brooklyn Bowl, a combination bowling alley, restaurant and venue for music shows in Brooklyn, N.Y. The seller was Daniel Pritzker, a Deadhead. The price includes the buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Jerry Garcia ‘Wolf’ guitar, $1.9 million, Guernsey’s