The Super Bowl of auctions

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The auction house Julien’s Auction held this week in New York, an event that many call the ” Super Bowl of auctions “.

Entitled Icons & Idols : Rock ‘n’ Roll, this auction features items belonging to the biggest names in the music industry, like Michael Jackson, Madonna, the Beatles and Prince.

After having scoured the catalog of 370 pages of objects that will be put up for sale, we have selected 10 which should entice collectors and music lovers.

Auction Icons & idols : Rock ‘n’ Roll will be held on Friday and Saturday 9 and 10 November at the Hard Rock Café, Times Square, and on the internet at the address The money raised will be used to continue the fight against aids.

Lady Gaga

The singer has released this dress, signed Holly Russell at the gala Billboard Women in Music, in 2009. She was winner of the rising Star.

  • Estimated selling price : 10 500 $ to 13 000 $

Whitney Houston

The diva has worn this dress is made-to-measure at a concert, on 11 November 1998, the Cipriani Hotel in New York city.

  • Estimated selling price : 2500 $ – 5000 $

David Bowie

The legend has taken on this whole a-room in 1984 Jazzin’ for Blue Jean, a short film of twenty minutes is intended to promote the song Blue Jean, from the disc Tonight.

  • Estimated selling price : 6500 $ to 9000 $


This jacket resembles a tuxedo became famous after being worn by Madonna in the film Desperately Seeking Susan in 1985.

  • Estimated selling price : 105 000 and $ 130 000 $

Michael Jackson

Several drawings of the singer are part of the lots, including this self-portrait dating back to 1985. Simply titled Me, this piece 12 inches by 18 inches, done in black marker is signed.

  • Estimated selling price : 8000 $ – 10 500 $


It is with this guitar Collings 290 that Prince gave his last public performance, on march 12, 2016, at the Chanhassen Dinner Theater in Minneapolis, during a tribute concert to Ray Charles, a few weeks before his death, on 21 April.

  • Estimated selling price : 80 000 and $ 105 000 $

Bob Dylan

The author-composer-performer has worn this jacket on several occasions during the 1980s, particularly on stage. Dylan, however, has immortalized the song in 1984 in the threading on the album Real Live.

  • Estimated selling price : 65 000 $ to 90 000 $

Elvis Presley

The king of rock ‘n’ roll is the hawaiian shirt in Paradise Hawaiian Style, a film released in 1966.

  • Estimated selling price : 5000 $ – 8000 $

John Lennon

The ex-Beatles has worn this pair of sunglasses tinted green in 1967, during the shooting of the music video of Penny Lane.

  • Estimated selling price : 13 000 $ – 25 000 $

Brian May

The guitarist of the band Queen put it on this personalized jerseys of the Montreal canadiens during a concert at the Bell Centre, in July 2017. It was this article in the end of representation, at the time of play the success of We Will Rock You and We Are the Champions.

  • Estimated selling price : 2500 $ – 5000 $