News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - ItsOnlyRocknRoll Displays Investment Quality Rarities at Triple Pier Antiques Show in NYC This Weekend
ItsOnlyRockNRoll.com will showcase selections from several astounding collections of rare Music, Movie and Pop Culture Memorabilia including the "History of Black Music in America" Concert Poster Collection, the "16 Magazine Photo Archive" Collection and the "Andre Van Pier Celebrity Fashion" Collection at the 600 dealer Stella Shows Triple Pier Antiques and Collectibles show in NYC this weekend Nov. 12 and 13. Press events Friday and Saturday. Gary Sohmers, appraiser of Pop Culture Artifacts who appears on the popular PBS TV program "Antiques Roadshow" will also be on site offering verbal appraisals for a $5 donation to the Family Support Group of the Soldiers of the 69th Infantry, Army National Guard.
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On December 16, 2005, ItsOnlyRockNRoll.com will close it's online catalog auction featuring several astounding collections of rare Music, Movie and Pop Culture Memorabilia including The David Gest Poster Collection, a Jimi Hendrix Concert Poster Collection, the Ray Overton Estate Collection of 1930s-1960s Black Music Concert Posters and The Andre Van Pier High Fashion Collection, among 1000 extraordinary lots.
Numerous highlights from the auction will be on display at the Triple Pier Antiques show in NYC, featuring the David Gest Poster Collection and Nov. 12 & 13 featuring the Andre Van Pier Fashion Collection. On Nov. 12 & 13, Gary Sohmers of Wex Rex, a frequently appearing appraiser from the Emmy nominated PBS-TV program "Antiques Roadshow, will be doing appraisals of Pop Culture, Memorabilia and collectibles for a donation for charity.
Here are details on some of the featured collections:
The history of African American music of the 20th Century is captured in this catalog. ItsOnlyRockNRoll.com is honored to offer the incredible David Gest Poster Collection. In his many years as a Producer, and serious collector, David assembled an outstanding historical selection featuring many of the rarest cardboard boxing style posters. From early blues and R&B shows, through great line-ups such as “The Biggest Show of Stars for ’65,” boasting the likes of The 4 Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Martha & The Vandellas, Junior Walker & The All Stars and The Marvelettes, most of which are in mint condition, these posters could set world records. Other Big Names on these posters include Buddy Holly, James Brown, Ike & Tina Turner, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye and The Supremes.
Complimenting the David Gest Collection is Part 1 of the Ray Overton Estate Collection. Mr. Overton promoted concerts in the Wichita, Kansas area from the 30’s into the early 60’s, and ItsOnlyRockNRoll.com is proud to offer the finest collection of posters ever to represent the history of black music, from Traditional to Popular, from Swing and Jazz to R&B and Blues, including Doo-Wop and Soul. Featured performers include: Ruth Brown, Lloyd Price, Fats Domino, The Ravens, Guitar Slim, Jackie Wilson, Etta James, B. B. King, Johnny Otis, Buddy Ace, Amos Milburn, T Bone Walker, Little Esther, and many more.