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Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom
DoneThu, Jul 28, 2005 5:30 PM GMT

Music Legends Auction / John Lennon Collection

COOPER OWEN Plc presents an exclusive MUSIC LEGENDS auction to include a major JOHN LENNON COLLECTION on the 28th July at 7.30pm (BST).

Lennon’s accomplishments are legend and collectors of his memorabilia have seen amazing investment growth over the years. This museum quality collection was displayed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for five years and at the Beatles Story Museum for one year. Now every collector in the world has the once in a lifetime opportunity to own this incredible collection through Cooper Owen. The collection spans key moments in John’s life from his art school days in Liverpool, through his entire Beatles’ career to the recording of his final solo album.

· Original Art School painting
· Handwritten lyric of ‘All You Need Is Love’, as used on live television broadcast ‘One World’, 25th June 1967
· The actual Shea Stadium concert used Vox organ
· Embroidered bed-spread from Montreal Bed-In
· Life Magazine photo shoot worn 'Military' style jacket

Also included in the auction will be artefacts from a host of Music Legends.

· Alexis Korner owned and used acoustic guitar, 1950s
· Bob Dylan handwritten set list
· Rolling Stones interview pages signed by each member
· Jimi Hendrix contract for an engagement at the Apollo Theatre, New York, July 1969
· A buckskin jacket, owned by Jimi Hendrix
· A unique collection of nine Reprise Records Jimi Hendrix 10 inch. Acetates
· Rare hand-painted poster for The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Pink Floyd at Green's Playhouse, Glasgow 5th December 1968
· The Beatles hand made signed Birthday cards
· George Harrison (Beatles) 12-string Harpitone guitar with case
· Original hand coloured cels from the first music video ever for The Beatles 'She Said So / I Feel Fine' by John Lennon & Stephen Verona
· John Lennon's Ivor Novello award for 'She Loves You', 1963/64
· Paul McCartney's childhood 'Rupert The Bear' book, 1948

And a whole lot more.

A full colour printed catalogue is available to purchase, please contact us at auctions@cooperowen.com