Charities benefit from All Access Rock Auction

An Explorer guitar signed by rock legends Roger Daltrey, Jack Bruce, Joe Walsh and Slash pulled in nearly $3,500 at Backstage Auctions’ recent All Access Rock Auction event.

The event offered up treasures from the private memorabilia collection of David Fishof, the longtime music manager and promoter behind such notable activities as the Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp and the Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band concert package.

More than 300 lots were featured in the All Access Rock Auction, which ended Oct. 19, 2008. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Teenage Cancer Trust, along with other charities.

The guitar, which commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp, sold for $3,444.25, according to a post-auction news release issued by Backstage Auctions.

Other selected lots and realized prices include:
• Cream Ginger Baker-signed drum head, $611.18.
• Cream Jack Bruce-signed Yamaha Bass guitar, $1,144.25
• Ringo Starr 1989 All-Starr signed tour poster, $1,150
• Ringo Starr 1997 exclusive tour watch, $2,300
• Ringo Starr 1998 “Vertical Man” signed lithograph, $575
• Ringo Starr 1999 Peter Max original proof sheets, $871.77
• Ringo Starr-signed album, drumsticks and photo, $1,150
• Ringo Starr-signed Remo drumhead, $555.62
• Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp 2003 rare signed banner, $644
• The Beatles George Harrison and Ringo Starr-signed drumheads, $1,725
• The Beatles Ringo Starr-signed 1964 Topps cards collage, $575
• The Monkees 1986-2001 lot of 15 exclusive promo videos, $887.05
• The Monkees 1986-2002 lot of seven exclusive concert videos, $1,150
• The Monkees 1986 “Then & Now” RIAA Gold Record Award, $1,742.25
• The Monkees 1986 “Then & Now” RIAA Platinum Record Award, $1,660.96
• The Monkees 1986 Eddie Zyne rare “home movies” lot, $1,454.75
• The Monkees 1987-2002 rare passes and itineraries, $727.38

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