Top 10: Rolling Stones memorabilia



2015-06-26 10:28:54

10) Concert poster - $15,000 (approx £7,700)

Cardboard concert poster for The Rolling Stones Friday December 3 1965 at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, the concert at which Keith Richards was electrocuted on stage. Sold for $15,000 at Christie’s in June 2008.

9) Recording contract - £15,000 (approx $26,545)

The very first Rolling Stones recording contract dated May 1963. Sold for £15,000 at Cooper Owen in October 2005.

8) Mick Jagger sequin jumpsuit - £20,000 ($32,000)

A flamboyant pearl white velour jumpsuit with sequins and poppers designed by Ossie Clark and worn by Mick Jagger on the Stones’ 1972 US tour. Sold for £20,000 at Christie’s in November 2012.

7) Keith Richards guitar - $33,460 (approx £17,350)

Harmony 12 string acoustic guitar owned and played by Keitch Richards during 1964. Sold for $33,460 at Christie’s in December 2004.

6) Mick Jagger tunic and scarf - £23,750 ($36,718)

Long sleeved yellow flowery cotton tunic plus yellow scarf worn by Mick Jagger in the 1960s, gifted to Prince ‘Stash’ Klossowski de Rola. Sold for £23,750 at Christie’s in June 2012.

5) Brian Jones shirt - £25,000 ($38,650)

Brian Jones long sleeved Nehru-style shirt worn in the late 1960s and gifted to Prince ‘Stash’ Klossowski de Rola. Sold for £25,000 at Christie’s in June 2012.

4) Reel-to-reel recording of live performance - £23,900 ($42,877)

Rare ¼ inch reel-to-reel tape recording of The Rolling Stones performing at the Crawdaddy Club in Richmond in 1963, 90 minutes long. Sold for £23,900 at Christie’s in May 2004.

3) Brian Jones guitar - £79,250 ($130,208)

Harmony Stratotone guitar circa 1960 owned by Brian Jones circa 1963 used on the Stones’ first single Come On Want To Be Loved and on stage. Sold for £79,250 at Christie’s in July 2009.

2) Rolling Stones Rock n Roll Circus photo archive - $400,000 (approx £203,000)

A photo archive collection from one of the most astonishing gigs of 1968, held by the Rolling Stones and featuring numerous incredible bands and varying line-ups of musicians. Sold for $400,000 at The Fame Bureau in June 2007.

1) Rolling Stones tongue logo - £300,000 (approx $531,700)

The original artwork for one of the most recognised brand in rock history, the Rolling Stones’ tongue logo by John Pasche, sold for £300,000 at Cooper Owen in December 2005.

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