Gavels 'n' Paddles: Abbey Road studio console, $1.8 million, Bonhams

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Abbey Road studio console, $1.8 million, Bonhams

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
An Abbey Road Studios recording console, the very one used by Pink Floyd when they recorded the rock album Dark Side of the Moon, sold for $1.8 million at a Rock Memorabilia Sale held March 27th by Bonhams in New York City. Also, a Bernie Worell costume clavinet gaveled for $20,000; a pair of letters written by the late rap artist Tupac Shakur sold as one lot for $11,875; and a costume worn by the rapper Eminem in the autobiographical movie 8 Mile reached $11,875. Prices include the buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Abbey Road studio console, $1.8 million, Bonhams