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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
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

Auction highlights

  • Express Music
  • 5th April 2018

Lot 15

Soul / Funk LPs, approximately eighty albums with artists including The Imperials, The Dells, Chambers Brothers, Main Ingredient, Intruders, War and more - various years and conditions

Price realised

£420

Lot 112

Rock n Roll 7" Singles, approximately ninety 7" singles of mainly rock n roll and mainly in original sleeves with artists including Bobby Fuller Four, Big Bopper, The Dovells, Buddy Holly, Jackie Wilson, Gene Vincent, Teen Beats, Chuck Berry, The Crystals and more - various years and conditions

Price realised

£250

Lot 293

Bugle, copper bugle with eight keys generally good condition

Price realised

£680

Auction Higlights

  • Music & Entertainment
  • 20th February 2018

Lot 326

The Beatles / Acetate, Strawberry Fields Forever / Penny Lane - double sided 7" acetate with Emidisc labels and written titles. This has been play checked and does appear to be the same mix on both sides as the final single release apart from longer audible runouts, but that is only an opinion! The record grades visually as Good with a number of marks on each side. the acetate has been play checked and plays very well on our turntable with no pops or skips and light background crackle in places

Price realised

£780

Lot 605

Tudor Lodge, Tudor Lodge - Original UK 1st Press LP, issued on Vertigo 6360 043 in 1971 - 1Y//1 & 2Y//1 Matrix numbers. Foldout, Textured Sleeve with Swirl Inner and large swirl label - Sleeve has light wear in places on the edges and corners, otherwise excellent - light 'spidering' on labels - Vinyl Excellent

Price realised

£620

Lot 580

David Bowie, Speed Of Life 2012 UK Genesis Publications individually numbered limited Collector's Edition no 1018 / 2000, featuring the classic photos of Masayoshi Sukita from 1972 to date, the book is printed on 250mm x 360mm 200gsm matt art paper & quarter hand-bound in a bespoke dyed calfskin leather, onto a turquoise cloth cover as personally selected by David & housed in a hand-made slipcase,

Price realised

£620