Iconic moments and people can transform everyday items into extraordinary pieces of history. The Fender Stratocaster guitar played by Jimi Hendrix during the Monterey Pop Festival is one such item, and come June 17-18 a winning bidder will become the new owner of the legendary 'Strat'.
A 1938 model of tombstone radio, made by Zenith, may be music to the ears of bidders during Cordier Auctions upcoming auction.
Hollywood garments and memorabilia associated with late actor Patrick Swayze, as well as items from his personal collection, will come before bidders April 28-29 through Julien's Auctions.
A 1957 Gibson LG-2 acoustic guitar with a sunburst finish, from an extensive singular-owner collection, is one of several guitars coming to auction Feb. 25 through Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers.
More than 700 lots of entertainment memorabilia, including evening evening gowns worn by Mary Pickford and Marilyn Monroe, photos of Boris Karloff and Jimmy Stewart, and 16mm film of westerns featuring John Wayne are coming to auction March 11 through Potter & Potter Auctions.
Many remember the day The Beatles arrived on U.S. soil, officially launching the start of Beatlemanaia, but as Noah Fleisher, author of "The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four" explains, Beatlemania continues to influence society.
There's no question that The Beatles' popularity is something of legend, and auction results of Beatles-used gear confirms popularity among collectors. Noah Fleisher, author of The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four explores this facet of Beatles memorabilia with collecting expert Andy Babiuk.
Classic guitars and other instruments, along with antique and vintage cars, Civil War Tokens, and fine and decorative art will be brought to auction by J. Levine Auctions, Oct. 27-29.
A reel-to-reel recording of The Beatles' 1964 performance at the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in New York may realize upward of $2,000 during Cordier Auctions & Appraisals' Antique and Fine Art Auction, slated for Aug. 13-14.