Rare Beatles Guitar & Music Icons Arrive @ NYC Hard Rock
Julien's Auctions, the world’s premier music and entertainment memorabilia auction house along with Hard Rock Cafe New York has announced a rare exhibit including remarkable music memorabilia to display for press TODAY, Monday, May 13, 2013 from 11 am – 5 pm and Tuesday, and May 14, 2013 from 11 am – 5 pm. The exhibit precedes the Julien’s Auctions Music Icons auction event to take place at Hard Rock Cafe New York on Saturday, May 18, 2013. The exhibit will feature an exceptional array of memorabilia from music’s biggest artists which will be offered during the highly anticipated auction. The highlight of the exhibit and auction is a very rare VOX guitar played by two legendary Beatles.
The rare VOX guitar played by both John Lennon and George Harrison is what rock n’ roll legends are made of. The striking custom guitar built by Mike Bennett and Dickey Denney was gifted to “Magic Alex” Mardas by John Lennon in 1967. Harrison played the guitar while practicing “I am the Walrus” during The Magical Mystery Tour and by Lennon while recording a video session for “Hello, Goodbye.” The spectacular piece of Beatles history is estimated to bring $200,000-300,000) and offers collectors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own one of the rarest pieces of Beatles memorabilia to ever be offered.
Other memorabilia in the exhibit includes items from Elvis Presley, David Bowie, The Grateful Dead, Madonna, Jimi Hendrix, David Cassidy, Bette Midler, Beyoncé, Michael Jackson and so much more. Press will have the exclusive opportunity to view the memorabilia before it is auctioned by Julien’s Auctions on Saturday, May 18th.
WHO: Martin Nolan, Executive Director of Julien’s Auctions
WHAT: Rare music memorabilia exhibit featuring highlights from the upcoming Julien’s Auctions Music Icons event.
WHEN: PRESS EXHIBIT: Monday, May 13, 2013 from 11 am – 5 pm & Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 11am – 5 pm
AUCTION: Saturday, May 18, 2013 beginning at 10am EST.
WHERE: Hard Rock Cafe New York, 1501 Broadway, New York, NY 10036 Phone: 212-343-3355
General public can view the exhibition from Monday, May 13th through Saturday May 18th, 2013 beginning at 11 am at Hard Rock Cafe New York. Julien’s Auction will host The Music Icons Auction on Saturday, May 18th with Session I beginning at 10 am and Session II beginning at 2 pm EST. For more information on the auction and to view the catalog please go to www.juliensauctions.com
Auctioneer: Daniel Kruse/License Number: 1250129
MUSIC ICONS AUCTION
Hard Rock Cafe New York
Presented by Julien’s Auctions
Saturday May 18, 2013
Beginning at 10 am EST