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Music and Entertainment

Special Auction Services Music Film & Entertainment Department specialises in all genres related to the world of entertainment and holds sales throughout the year for your entire collection or an individual item

Auctions include vinyl records, posters, autographs, instruments, stage clothing & related ephemera. Film, posters, autographs, props, clothing, & related ephemera.

Within the Music & Entertainment auctions we have specialist sections of Mechanical Music including gramophones, phonographs, musical boxes and non musical machines such as typewriters and sewing machines. Also included are specialist 78s, books and memorabilia. These sections are catalogued by Christopher Proudfoot who is always delighted to discuss your collection...

Experience and knowledge allows us to give you expert and comprehensive advice when selling. Prior to the auction a professional, colour printed catalogue is produced and publicised worldwide to ensure that your items reach the excellent prices they deserve.

Our consultants are available and eager to offer friendly and honest advice to any buyers with questions regarding items for sale, prior, during or post auction.

Any enquiries regarding buying or selling and for more information please contact our specialists David Martin, Dave Howe or Christopher Proudfoot on 01635 580595 or via our contact us page.

 

 

Auction highlights

  • Music and Entertainment
  • 19th November 2019

Lot 161

Led Zeppelin LP, Led Zeppelin LP - Original UK First Pressing 1969 on Atlantic (588171) - Fully Laminated MacNeill Sleeve with Turquoise lettering - Plum labels with Superhype credit - Sleeve VG+ (just a few light creases in the laminate) - name in pencil on both labels, otherwise Excellent - Vinyl Good

Price realised

£650

Lot 455

The Kinks Poster, The Kinks Bridlington "All Night Ball" concert poster, 5th Jan 1965, the poster references the early Kinks hit "All Day & All Of The Night" - measures 20"x 30"

Price realised

£460

Lot 567

A Wheatstone 56 key Extended Treble squeezebox, Serial No: 26866

Price realised

£2700

Auction highlights

  • Music & Entertainment
  • 17th September 2019

Lot 542

Hapshash & The Coloured Coat / Hung On You Poster, Hapshash designed poster for the Hung On You Boutique 430 Kings Road - Osiris Visions Ltd OA 115 - Vibrant Green and Silver foreground with Salmon pink background - measures 29?" x 19¾" - crease along bottom edge and a little wear to the corners, otherwise in Excellent condition

Price realised

£1400

Lot 548

The Who / Grateful Dead / Roundhouse Poster, Middle Earth at The Round House - Poster for gigs in October 1968 for The Who, The Fugs, Grateful Dead, Bloosom Toes and Spooky Tooth - Vibrant Red and Blue colours on thick Gold Paper - Conservation paper backed - measures 29 3/16" x 19?" - some creasing near the top, otherwise in Very good condition

Price realised

£3800

Lot 126

Early television, a rare Pye pre-war mirror- in-lid cabinet television set with radio, in walnut veneered case -- 34½ in wide, 37½ in high

Price realised

£4200

Auction highlights

  • Music & Entertainment
  • 11th June 2019

Lot 143

A Victor horn gramophone, Type D, with Victor Exhibition soundbox, triple-spring bevel-drive motor, in oak case with fluted horn with Victor transfer

Price realised

£780

Lot 158

Lot 158

An interchangeable cylinder musical box on table, by Paillard & Co, Sublime Harmonie, with seven cylinders playing six airs each on two combs, of equal size but dissimilar teeth, Sublime Harmonie patent plaque (1874 & 1875), instant check, double-spring motor and thuya-veneered case with box stringing, ebonised margins and ormolu handles, on a walnut table with ebonised margins, four cylinder-storage drawers with metal-monted turned wood handles

Price realised

£950

Lot 542

Beatles Demo Tape, three-track cassette tape of Beatles demo recordings, comprising Fool on the Hill, I Am The Walrus and I Me Mine, given to the vendor, a professional musician with Savoy Brown and a founding member of Foghat, by an engineer at Abbey Road Studios when the vendor was recording there; the version of Fool on the Hill in particular is very different to the final release

Price realised

£1000

Auction highlights

  • Music and Entertainment
  • 24th April 2019

Lot 56

"Paul McCartney / Wings, Back To The Egg Picture Disc LP - Original UK Promo release 1979 on Parlophone (PCTCP 257) UK 1979 promotional 12" picture disc - original issue with stamped matrix (without die cut sleeve) - VG+ condition; this LP was obtained by the vendor's father, who worked in the Hannibal and Robor Printing Plants in the 1970s

Price realised

£400

Lot 440

Beatles / Signed Album, The Beatles Autographed "Let It Be" LP (1970) sleeve, boldly signed by all four Beatles; the autographs were obtained at different times in the USA and UK during the period 1970-82 by Karl Grant (ex-Warners Promotions Executive) who had worked on the initial US promotion of the album and knew The Beatles individually; the autographed sleeve has been mounted ready for framing.

Price realised

£1500

Lot 425

AC/DC Signatures, three items comprising a pen self portrait drawing and signature of Angus Young, a fully signed card and a Black and White Promo Band photo

Price realised

£420

Auction highlights

  • Music and Entertainment
  • 19th February 2019

Lot 150

A magnetic wireless detector, by Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd, No. 41999, on mahogany base with spring motor (lacking two magnets, iron band and glazed cover) -- 18½ in wide

Price realised

£1600

Lot 642

Beatles / Signed Photo, Promotional photo of the Band signed by all four Beatles to the rear, George in Red Pen and the other three in Blue - all signatures lovely and clear - written letter of provenance available from the Vendor

Price realised

£5200

Lot 695

Lot 695

John Inman, a number of items from the John Inman estate comprising thirteen framed and glazed posters from a variety of John's performances including 100 Years of Gaiety Theatre (stamps) with his signature and other performances - various years and conditions

Price realised

£2200

Auction highlights

  • Music and Entertainment
James Bond,  Diamonds Are Forever, an imitation diamond used in the 1971 film

James Bond, Diamonds Are Forever, an imitation diamond used in the 1971 film

Price realised

£650

The Beatles Related, Liverpool College Of Art - collection of 'The Intermediate Drawing School Group'  tutorial records and assessment sheets from 1956 to 1960

The Beatles Related, Liverpool College Of Art - collection of 'The Intermediate Drawing School Group' tutorial records and assessment sheets from 1956 to 1960

Price realised

£5000

Paul Gonsalves,  The Paul Gonsalves Quartet - Boom-Jackie-Boom-Chick LP - Original UK Release 1964 on Vocalion - LAE 587

Paul Gonsalves, The Paul Gonsalves Quartet - Boom-Jackie-Boom-Chick LP - Original UK Release 1964 on Vocalion - LAE 587

Price realised

£1300