Tuesday, 30 June 2009
Pop Auction results
Christie's of New York had a Pop culture auction on June 23d, and this fully autographed giant Sgt Pepper poster went under the hammer for a mere $52.500.
Other prices realized were: An early black and white promo card, signed by The Beatles in blue ink on the verso, $3 750, a photographic Christmas card, reading From Me - To You, Wishing you a Merry Christmas signed by all four Beatles in blue and black ink, also $3 750, a superb copy of the rare "Gold Parlophone" first pressing of the Beatles UK debut album Please Please Me in mono at $2 500, the "Incredible!" Yesterday And Today poster with the butcher photo at $1 875, and a pair of green, plastic Silhouette prescription glasses, worn by John Lennon. The glasses were accompanied by an image of Lennon wearing the glasses at Elton John's suite at the Sherry Netherland during the mid-1970s. They were estimated to go for €3-5 000 but went for $8 125.
Christie's Auction Catalogue