Upcoming Sports Legends and Music Icons event by Julien’s Auctions, will offer a wide range of memorabilia, which belonged to some great names such as Buddy Holly, Keith Richards, the Beatles, Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley… At two-day auction, in Beverly Hills, California, from June 23—24, 2012, will be found over 800 iconic pieces of sports and music memorabilia.
We will not list all the items, you should spend hours to read, but we’ll mention just some of the most striking.
Keith Richards’ “Hell” sleeveless t-shirt worn in the movie “Let’s Spend the Night Together,” is estimated at being worth (est: $1,000-$2,000). Also featured is a replicated J-45 guitar celebrating Buddy Holly’s 75th birthday (est: $10,000-$20,000). A limited number of copies of the guitar, known as the “Listen to Me” guitar, were originally created by The Buddy Holly Foundation for the occasion.
Some of items from the life and career of Elvis Presley: His custom made jewelry including an E.P. pendant given to him on stage in Las Vegas in 1974. The stunning 14k gold medallion is accented with diamonds (Est: $25,000-$30,000). Stetson hat designed by Nudie that he wore in the movie “Charro!” (Est: $10,000-$12,000), as well as an authenticated vial of hair from Elvis’ personal barber Homer “Gil” Gilleland (Est: $2,000-$4,000).
Items belonged to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson: Jacksons Apollo theatre performance stage worn Fedora (Est: $8,000-$10,000), Jackson’s 1984 MTV Viewer’s Choice Moon man statue (Est: $8,000-$10,000), Handwritten “Morphine” lyrics (Est: $2,000-$4,000), A Michael Jackson signed drawing (Est: $800-$1,200), A handwritten note to Lisa Marie Presley (Est: $800-$1,200).
Several items connected to the Beatles: John Lennon spare suit from the film “Hard Day’s Night (Est: $4,000-$6,000), a John Lennon signed and inscribed New Year’s Card (1977/1978) from John, Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon with caricatures drawn of the three of them (Est: $3,000-$5,000), a John Lennon signed Rolls Royce registration card dated June 3, 1965 (Est: $20,000-$30,000), ephemera from George Harrison, Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney and Wings, a Beatles Platinum Record award for Yellow Submarine (Est: $1,000-$2,000).
More items include an Amy Winehouse personally owned Princesse Tam + Tim robe that the artist wore in her breakout video “Rehab” (Est: $15,000-$17,000). Many antique furnishings and personal items from the home of rock-n-roller Meat Loaf. His black, leather jacket worn for a public appearance with Cher on stage with Patricia Russo (Est: $1,000-$2,000) and signed tour road cases used for housing equipment on the road (Est: $600-$800).
A separate section of the auction will feature sports memorabilia. Both the preview and the auction take place at 9665 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 150, Beverly Hills, Ca.