Backstage Auctions is betting on the universal appeal of metal music and memorabilia among fans worldwide for its next auction.
If there is a music collectibles category that is increasingly demanding high prices, it is the ’80s, especially hard rock.
When staunchly classic auction houses like Christie’s and Sotheby’s host sales related to a popular culture era, you know the market is on to something
Rarities from The Beatles and Elvis Presley are expected to be among the most-sought lots in Backstage Auctions’ upcoming Vintage Pop and Rock Auction.
Loaded with Beatles collectibles, including a Ringo Starr RIAA Gold Record Award for “Rubber Soul,” The Rockin’ Hot Summer Auction hosted by Backstage Auctions will feature items from the collection of radio and television industry veteran Denny Somach. Other highlights include a rare Sex Pistols single and several thousand promo sings.
By itself, a movie script for the ill-fated Frank Zappa film “Billy The Mountain” qualifies as a rare and unusual find. But one with pages and pages of Zappa’s handwritten notes, including the musical score — that’s something else entirely.
Backstage Auctions’ Rockin’ Holiday Auction, which ends Dec. 14, 2008, features hundreds of signed albums and photos, 500 vintage concert t-shirts, 1,000+ rare backstage passes and nearly 1,000 equally desirable guitar picks, concert and promotional posters, as well as an impressive host of unique music memorabilia.
Any fan of Ringo or The Beatles looking to add to his or her collection has a lot to choose from in Backstage Auctions’ “All Access Rock Auction” which runs through Oct. 19, 2008.