Oscar, Marilyn, JFK, MLK and MJ all part of 20th Century Icons at Heritage Auctions, Nov. 6-7 Anne Revere's 1945 National Velvet Oscar, Miles Davis signed trumpet, Garbo's DMV application, rarest Bob Dylan LPs, all part of Heritage Auctions' Nov. 6-7 auction
1st State Butcher Cover Yesterday and Today Mono LP (Capitol 2553, 1966): The original cover for the Beatles' US release Yesterday and Today was a conceptual art piece entitled "Somnambulant Adventure." Capitol Records ordered all copies of the cover to be destroyed and replaced with the more acceptable "Trunk Cover." Not all the original offensive covers were destroyed, however, and here's an outstanding one-owner example. Estimated at $5,000+.
Bob Dylan Freewheelin' Rare LP (Columbia 1986/8786, 1963): The rare version of Freewheelin' that has vinyl cuts other than the ones listed on the front cover and on the label itself, an extremely rare album variation cited by the Goldmine Album Guide at the top of its "100 Most Valuable U. S. Albums" chart. Just before the first version of the album was to be shipped, the decision was made to replace four of the songs. Somehow a number of the original discs got out, although the covers and the record labels showed the revised songlist. Estimated at $4,500+.
Greta Garbo Signed Driver's License Application with Permit: This State of California driver's license application, dated February 17, 1958, was filled and signed by the elusive starlet in black ink. Garbo wrote her name twice on the document, both in her distinctive handwriting. The form is accompanied by Garbo's temporary driving permit, which features a heavily faded signature by her in ink. Garbo didn't grant many autographs, and her signature is a difficult one to find. Estimated at $4,000+.
Miles Davis Autographed Trumpet: One of the most influential jazz musicians who ever lived, Miles Davis was on the forefront of numerous musical developments and movements during his roughly 50-year career, including hard bop, cool jazz, modal music, fusion, and free jazz. This Bundy trumpet was signed by the jazz legend in black felt tip on the right side of the bell - a rare item, considering how rare Davis' signature is, especially on an instrument such as this. The autograph was obtained by jazz trumpeter Martin Hicks at an April 15, 1988, Office for the Arts at Harvard and Radcliffe salute to Benny Carter, a function that was also attended by Davis. Estimated at $4,000+.
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