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Sweep cleans up at auction

Sweep cleans up at auction

Sooty and his pals have been a huge favourite on screen and on stage since the late 1950’s. Recently some memorabilia came up as a lot at Ewbank’s Entertainment Memorabilia auction on November the 18th. The collection was part of the estate of the late Peter Jago who passed away […]

Happy Day’s The Fonz Jacket and Motorbike lead Bonham’s TCM Hollywood Cool auction

Happy Day’s The Fonz Jacket and Motorbike lead Bonham’s TCM Hollywood Cool auction

Bonham’s TCM Hollywood Cool auction to be held at their Los Angeles auction rooms on the 8th December includes two iconic lots from the classic Happy Days series – a complete Fonzie outfit and the Arthur “Fonz” Fonzarelli’s Triumph Motorbike From Happy Days. HENRY WINKLER: A COMPLETE “FONZIE” OUTFIT FROM […]

Some of Colin Melbourne pieces for sale at Potteries Auctions

Collection of Colin Melbourne Beswick Pieces at Potteries Auctions

The Potteries Auctions May auction includes a good collection of Beswick pieces by designer Colin Melbourne. This great collection includes 12 pieces such as the Clown on Horse (small version Model No 1470), Seated Cat (black and cream Model No 1412), the Slinking Fox (black and brown colourways Model No […]

Brian Jones Les Paul Gibson Gold Top Guitar and Case sells for $704,000 at Julien’s Auctions

Brian Jones Les Paul Gibson Gold Top Guitar and Case sells for $704,000 at Julien’s Auctions

A Les Paul Gibson Gold Top Guitar and Case sells for $704,000 (£542,080) at Julien’s Auctions Property From Bill Wyman And His Rolling Stones Archive auction. This guitar and vintage case were used by Brian Jones in The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus, taped December 1968. The guitar was gifted […]

An Exceptional Tlingit Rattle (US$ 150,000 - 200,000 / £ 110,000 - 150,000)

Exceptional Tlingit Rattle headlines Bonhams Native American Art auction

Bonhams Native American Art auction on the 31st August includes several historic artifacts from the Pacific Northwest Coast, dating from the early to mid-19th century, some of which are coming to market for the first time. The lots include an exceptional Tlingit Rattle carved in the form of an oystercatcher […]

Elvis 1942 Martin D-18 guitar sells for $1.2 million

Elvis 1942 Martin D-18 guitar sells for $1.2 million

Elvis Presley’s most important guitar ever to come to auction sold for $1,200,000 when it sold on 1st August at GottaHaveRockAndRoll.com. The historic 1942 Martin D-18 guitar, Serial Number 80221, which Elvis Presley owned between 1954 and 1956, is often referred to as his “Sun Sessions” guitar. Elvis used this […]

Never Seen Before Beatles Magical Mystery Tour Photographs

Never Seen Before Beatles Magical Mystery Tour Photographs

Unique Auctions 2019 New Years Day sale includes 15 pictures including John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr & George Harrison, and an autographed letter by three of The Beatles. The collection includes 15 never seen before photographs taken in 1967 by a Lincoln gentleman working in Cornwall at the time of […]

Exceptional Collection of Doulton Lambeth including Hannah Barlow at Unique Auctions

Exceptional Collection of Doulton Lambeth including Hannah Barlow at Unique Auctions

One of the best collections of Doulton Lambeth and early Royal Doulton for many years is to be sold at Lincoln Auctioneers Unique Auctions as part of their New Years Day auction. The single owner collection features includes nearly 100 pieces including designers Hannah Barlow, Florence Barlow, Arthur  Barlow, Emma […]

Bela Lugosi's Count Dracula cape from Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

Bela Lugosi’s Count Dracula cape leads The Dark Side of Hollywood auction

The Dark Side of Hollywood, an auction of more than 470 memorabilia, costumes, posters, and significant pieces of Hollywood history featuring Bela Lugosi’s Count Dracula cape from Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Universal International Pictures, 1948 . Unlike other films where pieces of the same item were made, there was […]

The London Decorative Tin Collection

The London Decorative Tin Collection

The Tinplate and Specialist sale at Vectis on the 14th November includes The London Decorative Tin Collection – a single private owner collection of  33 lots of unusual and scarce decorative sweet and biscuit tins. Tins from the collection date back to early 1900s and designs include sentry boxes, a windmill, Grandfather […]