Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 532

Neumann Microphone Used by Stevie Nicks and Others

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from a Savannah, GA Estate


Neumann Microphone Used by Stevie Nicks and Others, a Neumann large diaphragm cardioid field-effect transistor condenser microphone with oversized output transformer, model U47FETi, serial number 4264, with notarized statement of authenticity by audio engineer Adam Paul dated 12/21/21, that states that the microphone was used by Stevie Nicks to record her studio album 'Trouble in Shangri-La' with Dallas Austin Record Productions Studios in Atlanta, Ga in 1999, the album was later released in 2001 under producer Sheryl Crow. The microphone was previously used by David Byrne (of The Talking Heads), Niles Rodger (of Chic fame), and They Might be Giants. A professional inspection and tune-up service was performed in November 2021. The microphone is in a fitted case.

Measurements: Height: of microphone 8 in. x Width: 2 3/4 in.


Excellent condition, surface scratch to bottom rim of attachment arm.

Notice to bidders: The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, or the conditions of aging. Complete condition reports are available by request, no later than 24 hours prior to the live auction. All lots are offered and sold 'as is', and Everard Auctions will not provide refunds based on condition. Timepiece movements, lighting and electrics have not been tested, and art has not been examined out of the frame unless otherwise stated. We do not guarantee the condition of frames. By placing a bid, either in person, by phone, absentee or via the Internet, you signify that you agree to be bound by the conditions of sale. Everard Auctions does not provide any shipping or packing services. We recommend that all potential buyers obtain pack/ship estimates prior to bidding. Please contact us for a list of recommended shippers.

Available payment options

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Diners
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • Union Pay