Most Expensive Rock Memorabilia
Next time you clean out your closets, take a good look at some of your old rock music collectibles before you donate them to the charity thrift store. Rock memorabilia has been known to set some record prices at sales and auctions. Maybe your old AC/DC concert tee or Led Zeppelin poster from your childhood bedroom aren’t worth millions…but hey, you never know. Here are some interesting rock memorabilia items that were not cheap.
Elvis Presley’s favorite peacock jumpsuit recently sold at auction for $245,000.
Handwritten lyrics to Elton John’s “Candle in the Wind” sold for 278,512 pounds in 1998.
Nude sketch of Lady Gaga done by singer Tony Bennett sold for $30,000 to benefit charity.
Drumhead from the Beatles “Sgt. Pepper” album cover sold for 541,250 pounds in 2008.
The Sears bass guitar played by Kurt Cobain as a teenager on early demos sold for $43,750 in 2009.
John Lennon’s psychedelic 1965 Rolls Royce sold for an incredible $2.3 million back in the 1980s.
Three notebook pages containing Jim Morrison’s handwritten lyrics for “L.A. Woman” sold for $95,411 in 2013.
Dress from Amy Winehouse’s “Tears Dry on Their Own” video recently sold at auction for $73,206.