Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
All prices include the buyer’s premium
The only known Winter Dance Party concert poster from Feb. 3, 1959, promoting Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper, and Dion, forever known as “The Day the Music Died” (since all of the above artists except Dion were killed in a plane crash that day), sold for a record $447,000 at a Music Memorabilia Signature Auction held Nov. 11-13 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas. The previous record was $275,000 for a Beatles poster.