These 5 custom-painted Dead & Company D’Angelico guitars raised more than $160K in a charity auction

Dead and Company mister e guitars
(Image credit: Dead And Company)

Dead & Company have auctioned off five customised D’Angelico Deluxe Bob Weir Bedford signature models, raising over $160,000 in the process. 

Each of the five instruments features a custom paint job from artist mister e, commemorating gigs in Boston, Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles and the ‘Full Tour’.

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Matt Parker
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Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.