As the Academy Awards loom closer, Hollywood fans are gearing up for the big night. Those who are interested will find a great collection authentic memorabilia available. For instance, those searching for Star Wars memorabilia will find a range of figurines and signed movie posters. In addition, fans will find signed photos and other Academy Awards memorabilia available.
Archive for January, 2011
Fans and avid collectors of Michael Jackson memorabilia may or may not have heard of ‘The Broken Heart Stone.’ Dated June 1984, it is a big cement slab with Jackson’s handprint, footprint and autograph. It was made for the Las Vegas Walk of Fame project, but since it never happened it sat in the Riviera Hotel for many years before being sold. Now the special memorabilia is being auctioned until February 15. Those who are interested in unique music memorabilia will find a large collection of items such as signed guitars and photographs.
Fans of The Godfather memorabilia may be interested to hear that the house where it was filmed is for sale. Located in Staten Island, the mansion has 8 bedrooms and is going for $2.9 million. What makes this mansion particularly valuable is all the movie memorabilia inside of it. Those who are interested can find a selection of The Godfather autographed photographs and other novelties.
In Hollywood it’s awards season which means that the Academy Awards are around the corner. Earlier today, the 2011 Oscar nominations were announced. “The King’s Speech” and “Black Swan” are two films that racked up a sizable collection of nominations, with Colin Firth and Natalie Portman the presumed favorites for the Best Actor and Actress categories. Movie memorabilia fans can get into the spirit by checking out a great selection of signed items including Colin Firth collectibles and Natalie Portman signed memorabilia.
Fans of the original ‘True Grit’ film starring John Wayne may be interested to hear that memorabilia from the film will be featured at the High Noon Western Americana Auction. On January 29, collectors can head to the auction in Arizona to check out the original shirt, vest and scarf worn by John Wayne in the 1969 film. Those who are interested will find a great collection of True Grit memorabilia as well as John Wayne signed collectibles online.
A lot of great Marilyn Monroe memorabilia was sold at the Profiles in History auction, but there are more items available for Marilyn Monroe fans. Auctions for pop culture and movie memorabilia take place year-round, so there will be many opportunities to score the perfect signed photograph or autographed magazine cover.
Beatles fans may want to check out a Beatles Museum that just opened in Buenos Aires. The museum displays an extensive collection of rare Beatles memorabilia from the collection of Rodolfo Vazquez, 53, a Beatles fan who has accumulated over 5,612 items during his lifetime. The collection contains a variety of items, from signed photographs and concert programs to toys and signed albums. Without a doubt, this museum is a haven for any Beatles fan.
Those who are looking for rock and roll and various Hollywood memorabilia may want to check out the Philip Weiss Auction of January 22. The auction will feature a large selection of music memorabilia from legends such as Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix. Fans of Bob Dylan memorabilia may find a great signed photograph or an autographed guitar. In addition, there will be lots of concert posters and other rare items at the auction.
Music memorabilia fans may be interested to hear that the famous guitar legend Eric Clapton will be auctioning hundreds of his personal guitars and amps. The auction will take place on March 9, 2011 in New York City. Those who are interested can check out an extensive collection of Eric Clapton signed guitars, photographs, and other authentic Eric Clapton memorabilia that is available.
Hollywood film memorabilia fans know that awards season is almost here. On January 30, the 17th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will take place in Los Angeles. Currently, the Screen Actors Guild Foundation is holding an auction red carpet bleacher seats. On January 27-31, another auction will be held for SAG memorabilia such as signed movie posters, props, and autographed scripts. Proceeds from the auctions will go toward the SAG Foundation.