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Quiet Riot: original mask from “Metal Health” album sells for $ 50,000 at auction


Julien’s auctions tenuous “Icons and Idols: Rock N ‘Roll”, the world record auction house at the annual two-day celebrity music event on Friday November 19 and Saturday November 20, 2021 live at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City and online at JuliensAuctions.com to a worldwide audience of music fans, investors and collectors bid live, by phone and online. Selling over 1,000 sensational artifacts and memorabilia owned and used by some of the world’s legendary musical artists of all time, including Eric clapton, THE BEATLES, Elvis Presley, David Gilmour, Keith richards, Eddie Van Halen, U2, GUNS N ‘ROSES, Whitney houston, Michael jackson, Madonna, ZEPPELIN LED, and more brought in a total of nearly US $ 5 million.

Some of the most legendary guitars in rock history once again dominated the scene with the sale of the 1968 Martin D-45 acoustic guitar, previously owned and played by the legendary guitarist and rock icon. Eric clapton like the highlight of the weekend. The instrument sold for an incredible $ 625,000, more than double the original estimate used by the guitar legend of the founding bands. THE BIRDS, JOHN MAYALL’S BLUESBREAKERS, CREAM and BLIND FAITH, during the first historic concert of DEREK AND THE DOMINOS at the Lyceum Theater in London on June 14, 1970. DEREK AND THE DOMINOS would later write and record some of the most iconic songs of Claptoncareer, including the classic ballad “Layla” whose handwritten lyrics on The Thunderbird Motel stationery, Miami Beach, Fla., were also auctioned for $ 37,500. An off-white Squier Stratocaster Fender Affinity Series electric guitar signed by THE BIRDS group members jimmy page, Jeff Beck and Eric clapton also sold for $ 16,000, eight times its original estimate.

Sensational guitars from U2 has been in the spotlight in the sales of The edgeThe 1976 Gibson Explorer electric guitar, performed on stage and matching the photo, sold for $ 437,500, the U2 the legendary guitarist’s concert used a Gibson Les Paul Standard electric guitar sold for $ 96,000 and a Gretsch Irish Falcon model G61361 electric guitar from 2005, performed on stage and signed by U2 leader Bono on the neck of the guitar sold for $ 115,200.

A treasured cream reissue Fender Stratocaster Vintage ’57 electric guitar owned and played by David Gilmour cashed in $ 200,000. One of six vintage Stratocasters purchased in the mid-1980s by the legendary FLOYD ROSE guitarist, the electric guitar has been customized and configured to his personal specifications. Known as Cream No. 2 replacing Cream No. 1, the guitar was taken on the PINK FLOYD “A momentary error of reason” tours 1987, 1988, 1989 and Knebworth in 1990 and FLOYD ROSE‘s “The bell of division” toured in 1994 as well as at the Fender exhibition in the USA in December 1993 and IEM1997 Music 100 exhibition in London. A custom black Fender Stratocaster electric guitar signed by Gilmour also sold for $ 51,200, with all proceeds going to Teenage Cancer Trust.

The king of rock and roll reigned supreme on the auction scene again with the sale of his 1972 Martin D-28 acoustic guitar which was played by Elvis Presley from the mid to late 1970s on and off stage, which sold for $ 187,500. Her stunning jewelry and wardrobe also made appearances in the sale of her black sheepskin jacket Fred Segal which sold for $ 43,750, her 14k yellow gold ring centered on an oval star sapphire (sold for $ 12,800), a Lord Elgin watch offered to Presley through Jeans and Julien aberbach of Hill And Range Music Company (sold for $ 12,800), her sterling silver sculpted eagle ring (sold for $ 10,200) and a page of Elvis Presley‘s “Jailhouse Rock” film contract of March 12, 1957, signed by Presley which sold for $ 25,000, eight times its original estimate of $ 7,000.

Amy winehouseThe Fender Stratocaster electric guitar finished in Daphne Blue was another auction sensation that sold for $ 153,600. The quintuple Grammy Award– the retro-soul music superstar and pop diva played guitar in many of her early performances, including the TV show “Later … With Jools Holland” in November 2003 and in the 2003 video for “Take the box”. “Ownership of the Life and Career of Amy Winehouse” recently won a record-breaking US $ 4 million for Julien’s auctions two-day event, the highest total amount of icon items sold at an auction. Her mini-dress in white cotton with a floral print and bodycon worn by Amy winehouse while playing during the Oxygen festival 2008 at Punchestown Racecourse, Naas, County Kildare, Ireland, also sold for $ 21,875, seven times its original estimate of $ 3,000.

An EVH Fender “Frankenstrat” ​​guitar scene performed by the guitar god Eddie Van Halen signed by him and his brother Alex Van Halen sold for $ 83,200. The historic ax, offered to Kevan Hill, a childhood friend and first group companion of Eddie and Alex Van Halen in their first group BROKEN COMBS in 1964, consists of a guitar strap attached to screwed eyes, bicycle reflectors on the back used to reflect stage lights, five VAN HALEN 2012 picks glued to the body and an image of Eddie printed on metal.

Hard rock and heavy metal iconography has made a splash as pieces such as the original 1983 cover illustration QUIET RIOT album “Metal health” hand painted by Stan watts sold for $ 44,800 as well as the original metal “asylum” mask that Watts wore to create the iconic image sold for $ 50,000, six times its original estimate of $ 8,000. Other items that rocked the auction scene (with winning bids): the 1989 MTV VMA Moonman introduced to GUNS N ‘ROSES for “Best Heavy Metal Video” for “Sweet Child O Mine” ($ 37,500); a 1964 Fender Precision Bass guitar played on stage by Cliff Williams during live concerts with AC DC ($ 50,000); an electric guitar, owned and used by Joe strummer, which, according to the former owner and former manager Gerry Harrington, used it in the studio for the “Fat at close range” soundtrack and on his 1989 solo album “Seismic weather” ($ 34,375); a custom 2007 Gretsch drum kit in black that was played by the drummer Taylor hawkins for FOO FIGHTERS and Dave Grohl, especially with ZEPPELIN LED in London ($ 50,000); of them NIRVANA concert listings in Kurt Cobainhand, one of a NIRVANA performance at Calton Studios in Edinburgh on November 29, 1991, accompanied by a note and another on a tablecloth handwritten and signed by Kurt Cobain, further signed by Dave Grohl, Krist novoselic and others ($ 16,000 each); and others.

Other highlights included (with winning offers):

* Iconic pieces from the Queen of Pop including a hot pink silk charmeuse headband with an ornate bow worn by Madonna in its iconic 1984 “Materialist girl” music video that sold for an astounding $ 28,125, fourteen times its original estimate of $ 2,000, its MTV Music Video Awards Moonman Award given to Madonna for “Best Female Video” from 1986-1987 for “Papa Do not Preach” ($ 22,400) and her charcoal gray 1940s skirt suit worn in her Golden Globe– winning role as Eva Peron in “Evita” ($ 10,000);

* A yellow vintage GERMS cropped t-shirt held and worn by Belinda Carlisle of GO-GO’S which sold for an impressive $ 22,400, twenty-eight times its original estimate of $ 800;

* Keith richardsShort red jacket with gold embroidery and rhinestones worn on the “Take out Yer Yas-Yas” album, as well as on stage at the infamous Altamont concert, where an audience member was stabbed to death by the Angels of Hell, and appeared in the Maysles Brothers documentary film “Give me shelter” ($ 38,400);

* A colorful framed interpretation of a hand painted clown by Frank Sinatra on oil canvas, and signed “Sinatra” ($ 56,250);

* A Duesenberg Starplayer TV-MC guitar owned and played by JJ Cale ($ 32,000);

* A custom Gibson Mastertone banjo owned and played by Jerry Garcia during his years with the OLD AND ON THE TRACK group and signed by Garcia and David Grisman ($ 22,400);

* A 1954 50th Anniversary Reissue Fender Stratocaster from Custom Shop, designed for Carlos santana ($ 25,600);

* A cream colored Fender Telecaster guitar from the 90s, signed by THE ROLLING STONES members Mick jagger, Ronnie wood, Charlie watts and Keith richards who wrote “Time is on my side” ($ 19,200);

* A personalized Washburn PS2000 electric guitar, used, signed and inscribed with handwritten lyrics by Paul Stanley ($ 25,000);

* Neal schonthe 1965 Fender Stratocaster Sunburst solid-body electric guitar ($ 28,800) and the 1962 Gibson Les Paul SG electric guitar ($ 31,250);

* A British single from 1962 pressing 7 “from THE BEATLES “PS I love you” signed by John lennon, Paul McCartney, George harrison and Ringo starr ($ 22,400);

* A pair of personalized chopsticks belonging to ZEPPELIN LED drummer John bonham which sold for $ 28,125, fourteen times its original estimate of $ 2,000;

* A Gibson Les Paul custom 80th anniversary electric guitar with the custom serial number LP1915 referencing Paulyear of birth ($ 57,600).

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