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Category: Musical Instruments & Equipment

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    Prince’s Blue Cloud Guitar Featured in Julien’s Auctions Event

    Music Icons Sale to Include Items from Kurt Cobain, the Beatles, Jim Morrison, and Others When Prince was rising to popularity in the late 1970s and early 80s, he reached out to an Uptown store in the Twin Cities called Knut-Koupée Music. He was thinking of making a movie and…

    Prince’s Blue Cloud Guitar Featured in Julien’s Auctions Event-3
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    Kurt Cobain's "MTV Unplugged" guitar to headline Julien's Auctions Music Icons June 19-20

    Kurt Cobain played this 1959 Martin D-18E in what would become Nirvana’s most legendary performance. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Julien’s Auctions has announced that the guitar played by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana’s acclaimed MTV Unplugged in New York performance will be sold at their Music Icons event taking place on Friday, June…

    Kurt Cobain's MTV Unplugged guitar to headline Julien's Auctions Music Icons June 19-20
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    Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction

    Felicie Waldo Howell was best known for her marine landscapes. Her early works captured interiors and nature scenes. The upcoming Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction, presented by Sarasota Estate Auction, features an oil painting titled Washington Square by Howell. The Impressionist palette painting is an example of her…

    Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction Sarasota Estate Auction
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    Mark Your Calendars 28th Annual Cabin Fever Multi Estates Extravaganza Auction April 26, 2020 - Start Time 3pm

    The one you’ve been waiting for! Our 41st Anniversary & 28th Annual Cabin Fever Auction will feature multi-estates including the DeLeon estate of Watertown CT. Steinway Piano Auction WATERTOWN, CT, US, April 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Need a diversion from talk of coronavirus infections, testing capabilities and shelter-in-place guidelines? How…

    Steinway Piano Auction
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    Quality collections will be featured in Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates auction

    Miniature lamps from the Lynch collection. MT. CRAWFORD, VA.-The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Spring Fine & Decorative Arts Auction contains a wide selection of desirable material and will include everything from art glass and rare music boxes to miniature lighting and estate jewelry. The large auction will take place over…

    Quality collections will be featured in Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates auction
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    The Beatles At The Hard Rock

    The upcoming Beatles at the Hard Rock sale, presented by Julien’s Auctions, offers nearly 300 Beatles-themed items. Available is a selection of never-before-seen memorabilia, autographed objects, guitars and instruments, obscure licensed material, and vinyl albums. Held on the 50th anniversary of the band’s dissolution, the auction will be held online and…

    THE BEATLES AT THE HARD ROCK
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    Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction

    The upcoming Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, is anchored by a selection of collectibles from the recording industry. It will also include items from movies, television, and more. One of the key lots in this sale is an ombré gray dress worn by Whitney Houston…

    The Beatles Yesterday and Today
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    March 29 Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Musical Instruments

    In the upcoming Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Signature Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, electric guitars are particularly highlighted. A selection of acoustic guitars and other items will be on offer as well. Featured is a Fender EVH Frankenstrat electric guitar. This instrument is a recreation of Eddie Van Halen’s…

    Circa 2007 Fender EVH Frankenstrat Solid Body Electric Guitar
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Ernest Trova was a sculptor and Pop artist who rose to fame during the 1960s for his series of sculptures, prints, and paintings titled Falling Man. A self-taught artist, Trova worked as a window dresser in his early years. Inspired by the works of artists such as Jean Dubuffet and…

    (2 Pc) Licio Zanetti Murano Glass Birds
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    Modern Design | Art

    Dale Chihuly is best known for his organic glass sculptures, which have been displayed around the world. Describing the whimsical nature of his work, the artist said, “I want people to be overwhelmed with light and color in some way that they’ve never experienced.” Available in the upcoming Bonhams auction…

    William C. Morris
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    Spring Discovery Sale, Day 2

    Japanese binoculars represented the cutting-edge of optics during the early 20th century. Many Japanese naval binoculars could absorb more than 980 times more light than the human eye, allowing for visuals up to 20 miles away. A pair of mounted Japanese binoculars issued between 1939 and 1949 will be offered…

    EDISON HOME PHONOGRAPH WITH HORN, CABINET & 80 CYLINDERS
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    Country and Estate Auction Day 1

    Painter Hugh Bolton Jones was known for his landscapes of New England. Initially a Hudson River School painter, it was the influence of Alexander Harrison that led Jones to adopt a Tonalist style. The upcoming auction, presented by Duane Merrill & Company, features one of the artist’s oil landscape paintings.…

    Spice Box & Swing Handle Ferkin
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    Bonhams achieves exceptional results for the Estate of Diahann Carroll

    A Steinway Ebonized Baby Grand Piano, 20th century, Price realized: $45,075. Photo: Bonhams. On March 10, Bonhams dedicated sale of the Estate of Diahann Carroll, realized $396,176 with 94% sold by lot and 97% sold by value. The collection came from her home in Los Angeles, which included 155 memorabilia items, furniture,…

    Bonhams achieves exceptional results for the Estate of Diahann Carroll
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    Early Spring Mid 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts

    A key lot of the upcoming Furniture and Decorative Arts auction, presented by Ambianic Mid-Century Collectibles, is a rosewood desk designed by Frank Kyle. Originally from Minneapolis, Kyle opened a furniture gallery in Mexico City during the 1950s. There, he collaborated with the foundry of Pepe Mendoza to create the…

    Modernist Bronze Sculpture Sumerian God with Snake and Cup
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    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Nautilus wristwatch, Patek Philippe launched several limited-edition versions with embossed dials. Included among these chronograph wristwatches is a Nautilus with a date feature and a 44-millimeter case, the largest case in the Nautilus family. Patek Philippe produced 1,300 of these watches. Presented in…

    Patek Philippe Nautilus 5976/1G
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    Important Fine Art & Antique Auction, Including European, American, Asian, And Latin

    Horologist Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin was looking for clockmaking books when he happened to receive two volumes on magic. When Robert-Houdin began to develop various magic tricks, his horology experiments with glass helped create clocks with hidden mechanisms. These clocks developed by Robert-Houdin inspired Cartier’s “mystery clocks,” created by Maurice Coüet in…

    A CARTIER CITRINE, ONYX, CHRYSOPRASE, SILVER AND DIAMOND 'MYSTERY CLOCK', CASE NO. 201207, CIRCA 1970S
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    March Decorative Arts & Antiques Auction

    When the United States raised the cost of European silver imports during the 1840s, John Gorham, of Gorham Silver, saw an opportunity for domestic growth. Less than 20 years later, he was accepting commissions from Mary Todd Lincoln, the First Lady of the United States. A Gorham sterling silver flatware…

    Great Pair of Japanese Glazed Ceramic Foo Dogs
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    Important Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary Art

    August Sander's Citizens of the Twentieth Century photography series captured individuals from different social classes and all walks of life. Sander gave particular focus to the social status of his subjects, making his images a significant record of German life between 1911 and 1933. The conceptual basis of his project…

    Hiroshi Sugimoto Seascapes Photograph Mirtoan Se
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    A large, cold-painted bronze Franz Bergman boudoir lamp is featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide auction in Dania Beach, Florida. This 19th-century Austrian electric lamp is shaped like a mosque with colored glass windows, a blue curtain in the doorway, and a red canopy attached to the…

    Pair Gilded Bronze and Rock Crystal Sconces
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    'Immortal Piano' Set For Israel Auction

    A picture taken on February 18, 2020 in the Israeli coastal city of Caesarea shows a man playing the Piano of Siena, a 19th century instrument that disappeared for decades and was found recently in an Israeli house. A rare piano that could fetch more than a million dollars at…

    The Piano of Siena