On June 14th Bonhams and Butterfields is holding an Entertainment Memorabilia Auction at 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. Their online catalog is fascinating, full of autographed photos of Marilyn Monroe, John Wayne, Marlon Brando, Clark Gable and many other famous Hollywood stars, costumes from several movies and various other celebrity collectibles, like the handbag carried by Estelle Getty in the Golden Girls television series.
Their rock and roll memorabilia includes an impressive collection of concert posters, including Grateful Dead posters by Rick Griffin, one of Chris Isaack’s guitars and the costumes worn in the Sargeant Pepper movie.
Below is just a small sampling of some of the entertainment collectibles that will be up for bid.
For those not present day of the auction, there is phone and internet bidding available. And even if you have no intention of trying to win anything, you should definitely check out their catalog. It’s a highly entertaining little trip down memory lane!