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Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom
DoneFri, Jul 28, 2006 3:00 PM GMT


Cooper Owen’s 28th July MUSIC LEGENDS auction will take place at the historic ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS, London and includes a wide ranging selection of lots of our usual high standard. Highlights include:
-THE DOORS Jim Morrison’s last known handwritten notebook, containing finished and unfinished poems, lyrics and musings, Paris 1971
-The first guitar PAUL McCARTNEY was taught to play on by his childhood friend, accompanied by a letter from Sir Paul himself
-A rare and important collection of lots relating to THE WHO including two T-shirts worn by KEITH MOON, the oxygen tank kept beside his drumkit and a guitar body smashed on stage by PETE TOWNSHEND -A fantastic archive of Beatles related contracts, flyers and ephemera from the personal collection of SIR GEORGE MARTIN to be sold in aid of The Sir George Martin Music Foundation.
-JOHN LENNON’S ‘Home’ T-shirt, dinner jacket and his Harmonica
-A rare and important collection of unseen 1960s photographs of the Liverpool scene in the sixties including the ROLLING STONES, BEATLES, KINKS, THE WHO, DYLAN and others, all SOLD WITH COPYRIGHT
-FRANK ZAPPA’s Gibson Les Paul gold top guitar together with a sheepskin jacket worn at the Royal Albert Hall in 1969
-A selection of ROLLING STONE Ronnie Wood’s doodles and handwritten notes from a notebook used during his time with The Small Faces.
-A set of ‘Duck Brothers’ duck whistles worn on stage by ERIC CLAPTON and a fishing bag obviously used in more relaxing circumstances!
The sale also includes a wide selection of posters, signed items, clothing, presentation awards, original paintings and more.
Full colour catalogue available to purchase.