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Backstage Auctions plans a sweet 16 sale

Former 16 magazine editors Randi Reisfeld and Danny Fields have consigned loads of photos, press releases, interview tapes, handwritten notes and other items from their personal collections for the upcoming 16 Magazine Pop Culture Auction being run by Backstage Auctions starting in September. Literally saved from the dumpster are tons of never-before-seen photographic material of acts like the Jackson 5, The Beatles and the Bay City Rollers, among others.

Elvis’ guitar fetches more than $25,000 in Heritage auction

Heritage Auction Galleries sold nearly $650,000 worth of music, TV and movie memorabilia in its Signature Music & Entertainment Memorabilia Auction held June 5 and 6. In the music category, an acoustic guitar owned and used by Elvis Presley attracted the highest final bid, selling for $26,290, including buyer’s premium. Elvis played the guitar in the movie “Follow That Dream” and it had been on display at the Warner Bros. Museum in Hollywood until its previous owner decided to put it up for sale.

Auction News: SongVest offers royalties for ’80s R&B hits by Reggie Calloway

SongVest, a company which auctions portions of song rights as collectibles, has announced that its next major online auction will include R&B and dance hits written by Midnight Star founding member Reggie Calloway. Scheduled for Dec. 12-19 at songvest.com, the auction will include songs written for Midnight Star, The Calloway Brothers, LeVert, Klymaxx and Gladys Knight And The Pips.

Rare Frank Wilson 45 could fetch $100,000

Holy grails don’t get any holier than this, especially for Northern Soul acolytes. Going up for auction, starting March 14, is one of only two known copies — and the only one in acceptable playing condition — of Frank Wilson’s “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do),” considered by many to be the most valuable ultra-rare 45 record in the world.