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For sale: Timothy Leary’s flotation tank

Friday, 18 May 2012

 

Are you intrigued by the healing or consciousness-changing potential of floatation tanks? Now is your chance to experience the floatation chamber in your own home with a unique piece of psychedelic history.

The winning bidder will also receive signed, framed portraits of Leary and Lillyby visionary light photographer Dean Chamberlain. These prints are valued at $1,200 each.

This Samadhi Floatation Tank was gifted to Timothy Leary in 1996 by its inventor, renowned consciousness researcher John C. Lilly, who hoped it would help ease Leary’s end-of-life suffering.

Download and read this provenance letter to learn more about the tank’s features and the historic exchange between Lilly and Leary.

Place your bid here

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