Bruce Springsteen collectibles

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2015-06-26 11:21:13

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Bruce Springsteen collectibles

Bruce Springsteen collectibles are items of music memorabilia associated with the US musician Bruce Springsteen. Items related with the man known as The Boss are highly sought-after by memorabilia collectors and can command huge sums at auction.

Career

Born in 1949, Bruce Springsteen first came to public attention in 1975 with the release of his Born to Run album.

He continues to perform today and is famed for his lengthy live shows.

Rolling Stone magazine ranked Springsteen as the 23rd greatest artist of all time, in 2004.

Guitars

An American flag electric guitar, autographed by Springsteen, sold for $3,450 at a Dan Morphy's auction in June 2010. The item made well above its $2,500 high end estimate.

In November 2009, a Springsteen guitar sold for $50,000 at a charity auction as part of the New York Comedy Festival. It was bought by actress Mariska Hargitay.

Cars

Springsteen’s first car, a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible, sold for $468,000 at a Gotta Have Rock and Roll auction in March 2011.

He bought the vehicle in 1975 for $2,000 before selling it the following year.

Springsteen is thought to have composed a number of songs in the back of the car.

Autographs

A signed Born to Run album made $2,404 at a Gotta Have Rock and Roll auction in March 2011.

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