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Auction Info

Auction Name
Marvels of Modern Music - bidstart 6/17
Auction Date
06/24/2021 - 06/24/2021
Sale Number
#611
Total Lots
439
Sold Lots
269
Lots Sold
61.28%
Unsold Lots
170
Total Sales (USD)
1,019,674.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
624,300.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
862,200.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
1,164,400.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
1,598,300.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
63.80%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
5451

Prince's Handwritten Lyrics for 'Nothing Compares 2 U'

USD 75,000.00 - 100,000.00 USD 150,986.00
5231

Allman Brothers Signed Photograph

USD 20,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 81,515.00
5065

Bob Dylan Handwritten Lyrics for 'Like a Rolling Stone'

USD 50,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 73,944.00
5251

Eddie Van Halen Stage-used Charvel EVH Art Series Electric Guitar: St. Louis, April 29, 2012

USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 50,631.00
5400

Prince's Screen-Worn Beaded Jacket from 'Under the Cherry Moon'

USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 50,484.00
5066

Bob Dylan Suite of (6) Signed Prints

USD 50,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 50,000.00
5080

Jimi Hendrix Handwritten Lyrics for the Unpublished Song 'To the Wind'

USD 35,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 37,816.00
5242

Elton John Collection of (24) Signed Albums

USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 27,225.00
5003

Beatles Signed Photograph

USD 20,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 26,488.00
5008

Beatles Signed Program

USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 25,125.00
5185

Johnny Cash Archive of (10) Signed Letters

USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 24,370.00
5163

Queen Signed Album

USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 23,010.00
5006

Beatles Live at the Hollywood Bowl Acetate

USD 18,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 21,889.00
5178

The Day the Music Died: 45 RPM Record Signed by Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens on the Eve of Their Final Concert

USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 20,140.00
5007

Beatles Signed Album Sleeve

USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 18,751.00
5026

Beatles: Paul McCartney Signed Invitation

USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 13,288.00
5084

Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin rare full concert ticket with original program that includes The Doors and The Who

USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 10,101.00
5401

Prince's Personally-Worn Photo Shoot Jacket

USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 9,375.00
5428

Nirvana Signatures

USD 7,500.00 - 10,000.00 USD 8,750.00
5196

Woodstock Signed Poster

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 8,659.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Maitres Affiches by MUCHA - Papier a cigarettes Job. 202. $5,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> De Bry - Map of the West Indies (including Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Bahamas, Parts of Central & South America, Sea Monsters, Ships). $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gould - Short-billed Toucan (Ramphastos Brevicarinatus). $5,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Redoute, Folio - Pale Iris - Iris flavescens. 375. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gillray - Light Expelling Darkness or The Sun of the Constitution. $200 to $500.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gerard - Wild Hemp or Weed, Cannabis. 708. $150 to $450.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Shaw & Nodder - Head of The Dodo. 165. $100 to $300.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
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