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    The Mamas and the Papas: Papa John Phillips' 1979 Gibson Dove Custom Guitar. This Gibson Dove Custom became John Phillips' main performing instrument soon after receiving it in 1979. For over 20 years he made appearances around the world using this guitar. The photo below of John playing the instrument onstage was taken in January, 1998. The serial number on this instrument is 70929012. The guitar has a 1/4" endpin jack and under-saddle transducer pickup. Included with this auction lot is a molded hardshell case, a photo of John playing the guitar, and a letter of authenticity from John's wife, Farnaz Phillips. John Phillips was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 as a member of The Mamas and the Papas.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2004
    17th Saturday
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