In the heart of Beverly Hills Julien’s Auctions will host an auction of Legendary proportions. A sale of just under two hundred items that spans rock n roll history with property from the life and careers of musicians Bo Diddley, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Tom Fogerty, Madonna, Prince, The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and many others.
Highlights include: Prince’s Purple Rain sunglasses, jackets given by Prince to a girlfriend, Tom and John Fogerty’s childhood recording equipment, a letter Madonna wrote to David Letterman, The Jimi Hendrix Experience poster inscribed by the band in 1969, a rare poster advertising a 1963 concert by The Beatles and Michael Jackson’s personal MTV Moonman trophy.
Property From the Collection of Slash
On Saturday, March 26, 2011, Julien’s Auctions will partner with legendary guitarist and musician Slash to offer items from Slash’s personal collection at auction. For the first time ever Slash has authorized the sale of guitars, clothing, jewelry, furniture and décor from his home and other personal items.
Highlights from this sale include two versions of Slash’s Gibson signature guitars, stage and event worn T-shirts, Slash’s diamond encrusted guitar pendent, a pair of monumental red suede conversion sofas from Slash’s home, Slash’s Harley, 1966 corvette, and other eclectic items from Slash’s travels around the world. From Guns N’ Roses early days, through the formation of Velvet Revolver to Slash’s solo career — every period of Slash’s career is represented in over 300 items.
The items can be viewed at Julien’s Auctions showroom in Beverly Hills at 9665 Wilshire Boulevard from 10am to 5pm Monday through Saturday starting Monday March 7th through Saturday, March 26th.
A portion of the proceeds from this sale will benefit one of Slash’s favorite charities, Los Angeles Youth Network (LAYN). LAYN works to empower abused, neglected and homeless adolescents to become self-sufficient. More information about this organization can be found at www.layn.org.