News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - ItsOnlyRocknRoll.com December 16, 2006 Catalog Auction Announced
Full Color Catalog and Online Auction of approx. 1000 Pop Culture Items for Collectors, Fans and Investors.
ItsOnlyRocknRoll.com is the leader in sales of authentic rare Rock n Roll memorabilia, with bi-annual catalog auctions setting world records in Beatles memorabilia and autographs, rock n roll and live concert posters, celebrity personal effects and awards.
The auction will feature investment grade, museum quality artifacts, writings and autographs of The Beatles including George Harrison’s sister, Louise’s, personal copy of the LP “Meet The Beatles” album hand signed at the time by all four Beatles and given to her on the train to their first US concert in Washington D.C. It is expected to fetch in excess of $100,000. It is one of fewer than ten US signed Beatles albums known to exist. It is the rarest and most desirable example of an autographed Beatles album ever offered for sale, with unparalleled authenticity from Louise Harrison.
There are signed contracts, letters, checks, program concert books, both group and solo autographs, all authenticated by Frank Caiazzo, the world recognized leading expert on Beatles autographs and handwriting. There are sets representing the various line-ups as The Beatles employed other drummer’s in the course of their career including drummer Pete Best, who preceded Ringo, and fill-in drummer Jimmy Nicol. John Lennon’s actual signature and instructions that was used for the cover of his LP “Walls & Bridges” estimated at $9,000-$12,000. A check signed by both John Lennon and Paul McCartney that is estimated at $7,000-$10,000.
ItsOnlyRocknRoll.com owner Marc Zakarin says “Rock n roll memorabilia and especially Beatles autographs and concert posters have never been hotter or more in demand and this auction will offer the cream of the crop in these fields and beyond.”
Other autographs and writings include Mick Jagger handwritten lyrics, Bob & Sara Dylan signed agreements, a Jimi Hendrix contract as well as autographs from Otis Redding, The Rolling Stones and many others.
ItsOnlyRocknRoll.com offers the opportunity to purchase a very rare, full color, live concert film of The Beatles in Detroit, a never before heard interview with John & Yoko by Howard Smith and a backstage impromptu performance at The Fillmore East, both offered with copyright. Another audio highlight of the auction is Bob Dylan’s earliest recordings from 1961
The Joe Hilton Beatles Promotional Poster and Display Collection featuring the scarce holy grail of promotional displays, an in store motorized display for their Capitol Records debut “Meet The Beatles” is expected to bring $25,000-$35,000.
There is a Dove ornament obtained from fabled musician Ronnie Hawkins that John Lennon was photographed holding on the famous Rolling Stone magazine cover. Plus Dee Dee Ramone’s 1992 unpublished Autobiography Manuscript with handwritten notes, and a group of autographed Ramones concert posters.
Concert Posters offered include The Beatles Xmas show at the Odeon in the UK, an oversized cardboard boxing style Otis Redding at Boston Garden, the rarest Grateful Dead poster for a concert in Hawaii that was