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The Who Memorabilia inc Keith Moon’s Drum Kit To Go Under The Hammer At Bonhams

The Who Memorabilia inc Keith Moon’s Drum Kit To Go Under The Hammer At Bonhams

An important piece of rock and roll history is to be offered at Bonhams this December. One of Keith Moon’s earliest drum kits, a 1964 Ludwig Super Classic, carries an estimate of £15,000-20,000 and is a highlight of the forthcoming Entertainment Memorabilia Sale to be held on December 10th in […]

Apple-1 computer reaches Megabucks

Apple-1 computer reaches Megabucks

The recent History of Science auction at Bonhams on the 22nd October featured one of rarest and most important items from the early computer age. The Apple-1 is widely acknowledged as the herald of the personal computer revolution, being the first pre-assembled personal computer ever sold. This example is one of 50 […]

Rare Hans Christian Andersen Headlines Summer Book Sale

Rare Hans Christian Andersen Headlines Summer Book Sale

The Rare First Collected Edition of Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales headline Bloomsbury Auction’s Bloomsbury Auctions’ London two day Summer Book Sale will appeal to all collecting interests. Day one features a rare first collected edition of Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘Fairy Tales’ and an impressive collection of important Incunabula, including […]

Rare Elvis Artifacts at Graceland Auction

Rare Elvis Artifacts at Graceland Auction

The  first-ever “Auction at Graceland” will highlight a number rare Elvis Presley artifacts. The  sale is to be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8 pm Eastern / 7 pm Central and includes 72 lots featuring artifacts authenticated by the new Graceland Authenticated. Elvis Presley Auction at Graceland Highlights Among the items […]

Rare Lithographic L N E R 1931 Railway Poster

Rare Lithographic L N E R 1931 Railway Poster

A rare and unusual L N E R 1931 lithographic poster will be of great interest to railway collectors around the world. The poster is beng presented for sale by Unique Auctions of Lincoln, at their 26th and 27th July Antique & Collectors sale. The  lithographic poster dates from 1931 and was designed […]

Thomas, Hope & Sankey The Beatles Jigsaw, 1964 vintage, artwork attributed to Walter Howarth. Est £80-£120

A Puzzling Element to Vectis Sale

The Vectis TV and Film Related and Specialist Diecast sale to be held on 25th June features a number of Jigsaws with iconic imagery, from The Beatles and the Monkees, to Steptoe and Son, Thunderbirds, Batman James Bond and the Avengers and New Avengers. For more information visit Vectis.co.uk

Early Walt Disney Film Of Oswald The Rabbit In Poor Papa at Auction

Early Walt Disney Film Of Oswald The Rabbit In Poor Papa at Auction

An early Walt Disney Film Of Oswald The Rabbit In Poor Papa will be one of the highlights at Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia Including Animation Art on May 4th and 5th. The film is one of only three known copies. The 16 mm Kodak Safety Film double perforated celluloid acetate positive […]

Rare Declaration Of Independence For Auction At Bonhams New York

Rare Declaration Of Independence For Auction At Bonhams New York

Bonhams’ sale Treasures from The Caren Archive on April 7 will feature a rare and exceedingly important early newspaper printing of the Declaration of Independence as published in The New England Chronicle (Powars and Willis) on July 18, 1776 (est. $50,000-70,000). The 4-page newspaper tied with Gill’s Continental Journal as […]

Rare 1947 Dracula Three Sheet Poster Sells for $71,700

Rare 1947 Dracula Three Sheet Poster Sells for $71,700

A rare 1947 Dracula three sheet poster was one of the feature lots at Heritage Auctions Vintage Posters Auction. The Dracula (Universal, R-1947) three sheet (41.25″ X 79.5″) finally sold for $71,700. The poster is the only known copy for the 1947 reissue of the iconic Universal horror classic starring […]

The Hobbit and Casino Royale Head Bloomsbury Sale

The Hobbit and Casino Royale Head Bloomsbury Sale

As the third and final part of Peter Jackson’s epic film adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit reaches the final stages of production, Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions offer Tolkien fans the world over the opportunity to buy a first edition of the original book, The Hobbit, or, There […]