The "Dire Straits 'Brothers in Arms' Tour" Ultimate Package

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The "Dire Straits 'Brothers in Arms' Tour" Ultimate Package

The "Dire Straits 'Brothers in Arms' Tour" Ultimate Package, composed of a

Gibson 2016 Custom Shop Les Paul '58 RI Standard Historic Mark Knopfler Aged #12 of 100, sided with a

Jim Kelley 1984 FACS Dual Channel Reverb Head #AB 0193, covered in Black Tolex and powered by 4x 6V6 tubes.

These amps have a quite high power tube tension, so it's always good to have some spares to keep on hand;

here is a box of 100 NOS NIB JAN 6V6 General Electric Made in USA coin base tubes, just in case....-:))

For more info see:

https://www.mk-guitar.com/2012/06/12/jim-kelley-amps-the-facs-model-used-on-the-brothers-in-arms-tour/

The 'Brothers in Arms' Tour promoted and supported Dire Strait's fifth album, Brothers in Arms, which was released in May 1985.

The tour started on 25 April 1985 in Split, Croatia and ended on 26 April 1986 in Sydney, Australia.

It included dates in the Balkans, Israel, Europe, North America, and Oceania.

The tour included 248 concerts in 23 countries and 118 cities.

More than two and a half million people attended the tour.

With 900,000 tickets sold in Australia and New Zealand it was the biggest concert tour in Australasian music history, until it was overtaken in 2017–2018 by Ed Sheeran.

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