“Eclectic” is a good word to describe this week’s roundup of online auction action. Not only was this a week dominated by large-quantity lots, it also showed the power of classical music with inspired buyers.
The prices that Elvis’ fans are happy to pay for his albums, posters and memorabilia show he’s still alive and well in the collectors’ market.
Elvis may have left the planet, but he’s still finding his way around the online auction circuit just fine, thank you, thank you very much.
London Records literally rock Richard Kaplan’s world. The collector has been snapping up records since 1966.
What’s the story behind a 1976 copy of Jimmy Buffett’s “Havana Daydreaming” LP with no songs listed on the back?
Read about a record store owner who began by selling records in a booth at a mini mall
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.
Heritage puts Kurt Cobain’s watch and Buddy Holly’s last signed item up for auction on Oct. 4, 2008.
A Beatles first-state butcher cover, tapes, publicity photo and more are among the highlights of Mastro Auctions’ Connoisseur Auction, which closes Aug. 29, 2008.
Sort out the various versions of the classic Pink Floyd album on the market.