Bonhams: Entertainment Memorabilia

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Auction Name Entertainment Memorabilia Total Sales (GBP) 277,314.00
Auction Date 12/13/2017 - 12/13/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 196,600.00
Sale Number #24241 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 275,150.00
Total Lots 163
Sold Lots 104 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 351,700.00
% of Lots Sold 63.80% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 480,550.00
Unsold Lots 59 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 57.71%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price

John Lennon: A completed 'Valentine Awards 1969' polling form for 'Disc And Music Echo',

1969 GBP 20,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 23,750.00

John Lennon: An original drawing, 'The Fat Budgie',

1965 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 22,500.00

Motörhead/Phil ('Philthy Animal') Taylor: An original Camco drum kit with shark motif bass drumskins,

1970's GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 18,750.00

Doctor Who: a full-size silver coloured Dalek ('Mk 3', 1965-1969) constructed for use in various BBCTV episodes,

1960's, circa 1990 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 17,500.00

Bob Marley: An iconic knitted rasta hat owned and worn by Bob Marley in his video for 'Is This Love',

1977-78 GBP 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 15,000.00

John Lennon: An original drawing, untitled, of two duelling swordsmen,

1964 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 11,250.00

The Beatles: An autographed copy of the album Please Please Me,

1963 GBP 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 GBP 10,625.00

The Jimi Hendrix Experience: An autographed restaurant Guestbook,

1969 GBP 3,500.00 - 4,500.00 GBP 9,375.00

John Lennon: An original drawing, untitled, of a boy in a boat with the Wumberlog bird on his head,

1965 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 9,375.00

John Lennon: An original drawing entitled 'Treasure Ivan',

1964 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 8,125.00

George Michael: An Armani suit worn on the '25' Live' tour, 2006-2008,

GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 6,875.00

Punk: Five original Vivienne Westwood/Malcolm McLaren T-shirts,

1976-77 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 4,750.00

David Bowie: A suit and tie worn in the video for Absolute Beginners,

1986 GBP 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 4,375.00

Bob Dylan: A black felt Stetson hat and hat box,

circa 1990's GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 3,750.00

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band: An embroidered tour jacket worn and owned by Danny Federici,

circa 1975 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 3,750.00

John Lennon: A sketch on a paper bag,

1970s GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 3,750.00

The Snowman: An Animation cel of The Snowman flying with James,

1982 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 3,500.00

Doctor Who: A screen-used prosthetic full head mask worn by 'The Watcher' for use in the BBCTV Doctor Who episode Longopolis,

1981 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 3,500.00

The Beatles: Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, 6 Disc Super Deluxe (Anniversary Edition) box set, donated and dedicated by Sir Paul McCartney,

2017 Not Available GBP 3,375.00

Coldplay: An autographed 'Gold' sales award for the CD and cassette, Parachutes,

GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 3,125.00

The Rolling Stones: A 'Gold' sales award for the single (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction,

1965 GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 GBP 3,125.00

Beetlejuice : A screen used mask for the character 'Barbara Maitland',

1988 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 2,750.00

George Michael: A 'police' shirt worn during the '25 Live' tour,

2006-2008 GBP 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 2,750.00

Led Zeppelin: A 'Gold' sales award for the album Led Zeppelin II,

1970 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 2,625.00

Various film stars and musicians: A collection of individually signed notecards from the 'Tiberio' restaurant, London,

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 2,500.00
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> After Fra Egnazio Danti. <i>L'Ultime Parti not:e nel Indie Occid:ntli" [The last known parts of the Western Indies].</i> Painted Map of California, Western Mexico, and Japan. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Ptolemaeus, Claudius. <i>Geographie opus nouissima...</i> 1513. The most important edition of Ptolemy, containing the Admiral's Map. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> De Arellano, Don Alonso. Manuscript, his <i>"Relación mui singular y circunstanciada... Capitán del Patax San Lucas,"</i> manuscript copy from the Sir Thomas Phillips collection. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Purchas, Samuel. <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes.</i> First edition. With John Simth's engraved map of Virginia. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Franklin H. Brown, <i>State Sovereignty, National Union,</i> Chicago, 1860. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b><br>The Aitken Bible, Philadelphia, 1781. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francisco Loubayssin de Lamarca, probable first edition of the first novel set in the Spanish New World, Paris, 1617. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Juan de la Anunciación, <i>Sermonario en lengua mexicana,</i> first edition, first book of sermons in Nahuatl, Mexico, 1577. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Maturino Gilberti, <i>Thesoro spiritual en lengua de Mechuacá,</i> first edition, Mexico, 1558. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Commission of William O. Stoddard as secretary to the president, signed by Lincoln, Washington, 1861. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> <i>Clay and Frelinghuysen,</i> flag banner, circa 1844. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Daguerreotype of a man believed to be Frederick Granger Williams Smith, son of Joseph Smith, circa late 1850s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> John C. Wolfe, <i>Portrait of Abraham Lincoln,</i> oil on board in period wooden frame, circa 1860s. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Family letters from two young daguerreotype artists, 1826-79. $10,000 to $15,000.
  • <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Published Half Plate Ambrotype of a North Carolina Confederate Officer. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two 19th Century Books Pertaining to Canada's Red River Settlement. $400 to $800
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two Books With Fore-Edge Paintings of British Architectual Landmarks. $400 to $600
    <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), "Torte a la Dobosch" from <i>Wild Raspberries</i>. $1,000 to $3,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990), <i>Pop Shop II,</i> One Plate screenprint in colors, on wove paper, 1998. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827), Twenty-Two Prints from the <i>Tours of Dr. Syntax</i>. $500 to $1,000
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