Tag Archives: The Beatles

Antiques Peek: May 2016

Antiques Peek: May 2016

Rocking On: Fan Club Collectibles Through The Years by Jessica Kosinski In this month’s issue, it’s time to turn back the clock and look at how rock & roll fan club collectibles have changed throughout the years. So, here are some examples of how popular rock & roll artists and groups have been immortalized through […]

The State of the Rock and Roll Memorabilia Market

The State of the Rock and Roll Memorabilia Market

by Megan Mahn Miller If the art auction market is a civilized dinner party, where beautiful works of art trade hands, the rock and roll memorabilia auction market is a stadium rock show, complete with raucous fans, huge contracts and auction prices sky rocking like pyrotechnics. Last year saw a number of new auction sale […]

The Beatles on the Vee-Jay Label

The Beatles on the Vee-Jay Label

Collecting with Jeff Jeff Figler February 9th, 1964 is a red-letter date. Think back quickly and try to remember. The date may come to some of you. If it doesn’t, you surely will recall the event. A huge hint… it was a Sunday night television show. Now you may know. It was the “Ed Sullivan […]

Finding Your Inner Music Collector and Investor

Finding Your Inner Music Collector and Investor

Lessons Learned from The King by Stephen Shutts, the “Indiana Jones” of Memorabilia We have been in the era quite some time now, where the average rock & roll fans have looked beyond the listening pleasure of their favorite groups and delved further by investing in memorabilia from their favorite bands or recording artists. In […]

Largest Lock of John Lennon’s Hair Ever Preserved Offered at Heritage Auctions

Lennon’s hair was shaved for his 1966 role in “How I Won the War,” offered Feb. 20 in Dallas DALLAS – A substantial lock of John Lennon’s Beatles Mop Top hair  – cut of in preparation for his role as Private Gripweed in the 1966 film “How I Won the War” is expected to sell […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ringo Starr drum kit, $2.2 million, Julien's

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1963 Ludwig Oyster Black Pearl three-piece drum kit used by Ringo Starr in more than 200 performances as drummer for the Beatles between May 1963 and Feb. 1964, as well as on many hit recordings, sold for $2.2 million at a sale of […]

Property from the Collection of Ringo Starr & Barbara Bach to be Auctioned by Julien's Auctions, December 4-5

Beverly Hills, California – (September 14, 2015) – Julien’s Auctions, the world’s premier entertainment auction house, is proud to announce the December 4th and 5th auction of Property from The Collection of Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach. The once-in-a-lifetime collection curated by Ringo and Barbara, features items from their London estate, Beverly Hills and Monaco […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: George Harrison’s guitar, $657,000, Julien's Auctions

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: George Harrison’s guitar, $657,000, Julien's Auctions

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: George Harrison’s guitar, $657,000, Julien’s Auctions Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World George Harrison’s 1962 Rickenbacker 425 guitar, purchased by the late Beatle in 1963, sold for $657,000 at a Music Icons, Rebels & Legends Auction held May 17 by Julien’s Auctions (of Beverly Hills), in New York City. Also, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Signed Beatles album, $118,230, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Signed Beatles album, $118,230, RR Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Signed Beatles album, $118,230, RR Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A  rare copy of The Beatles’ album Meet the Beatles, signed by the group and given to Dr. Jules Gordon for tending to George Harrison’s sore throat prior to their iconic appearance on The Ed Sullivan […]

Ken’s Korner: Signed Beatles album auctions for $290,500

Ken’s Korner: Signed Beatles album auctions for $290,500

Ken’s Korner: Signed Beatles album auctions for $290,500 News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall A copy of the iconic album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, signed by all four Beatles in 1967 (the same year it was released), sold for $290,500 at an auction held in Dallas […]