On Black Friday, the Grammy Foundation and MusiCares launched a charity auction that is a music memorabilia lover’s dream. Occurring now through December 6, the auction features a vast array of entertainment memorabilia including autographed guitars from various artists, VIP experiences and signed celebrity photographs. Music lovers will want to check out this charity auction benefitting programs and services of the Grammy Foundation and MusiCares.
Archive for November, 2010
Famed comedic and dramatic actor Leslie Nielsen passed away on Sunday due to complications related to pneumonia. Nielsen was best known for his roles in “Airplane!” and “The Naked Gun” in addition to a number of television roles in favorites such as “M*A*S*H” and “Swiss Family Robinson.” Movie memorabilia fans will find a great collection of Leslie Nielsen memorabilia to commemorate the beloved actor.
Those who are Superman memorabilia fans can check out Profiles in History’s 43rd Hollywood memorabilia auction taking place on December 17 and 18. Among the various items up for auction will be a complete Superman costume from “Superman Returns”, rare photographs, movie posters and props. There will also be plethora of movie memorabilia from other popular and classic films.
Reality television has become a prominent sector of the entertainment industry. Recently, PR execs and reality stars Jonathan Cheban and Simon Huck announced that they will open Reality Cafe in Las Vegas. This reality star-themed restaurant will feature TV memorabilia as well as dishes inspired by popular reality stars. Those who are interested in Hollywood memorabilia can find an assortment of autographed celebrity photos and collages available.
Fans of music memorabilia may be interested to hear that guitar previously played by Jimi Hendrix will be up for auction on December 10. The legendary musician bought the Epiphone acoustic guitar in the 1960s for $22.50. Today, it is expected to go for $225,000. Music fans can find more memorabilia such as signed guitars and albums from their favorite musicians.
Hollywood memorabilia fans, especially Harry Potter memorabilia fans, are anticipating the premiere of the newest film, ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.’ The Harry Potter film series have garnered much interest from the beginning due to the enormous success of the books from which they are based on. Those who are fans will find a large collection of signed movie posters and photographs from the popular series.
Fans of Christina Aguilera may be interested to hear that the popular singer and actress recently got her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Aguilera stars in the new musical film “Burlesque.” Fans of the five-time Grammy winner can find a great collection of Christina Aguilera memorabilia including albums, signed celebrity photographs and other collectibles.
A website called WhatSellsBest.com tracks the best selling eBay items. According to the website, the top ten most popular entertainment memorabilia includes Michael Jackson memorabilia, Beatles, and Marilyn Monroe memorabilia. Items from the entertainers’ early stages tend to sell the best. Those who are interested will find a great collection of autographed movie posters and albums available for bids.
Those who are movie memorabilia fans may know that before Marilyn Monroe changed her name, she was Norma Jeane Dougherty. Recently, a business letter dated January 21, 1947 and co-signed as Norma Jeane Dougherty and Marilyn Monroe has resurfaced. This document will be auctioned at Nate D. Sanders Auctions on November 18, 2010. Those who are interested in Marilyn Monroe memorabilia will be sure to check out this important piece of history.
Those who are interested in music memorabilia will not want to miss out on the “Icons and Idols” sale taking place on December 3-4. John Lennon fans can check out a white and gold braided jacket worn by Lennon in 1966. In addition, there will be Michael Jackson memorabilia including a black jacket worn by the late King of Pop in 1996. Fans and collectors can find a great collection of other memorabilia such as signed guitars and photographs.