Memorabilia of Rock and Pop Musical Legends to Be Auctioned at Christie’s in June


LONDON.- This June, Christie’s Rock and Pop sale features clothing, awards, original concert posters, signed photographs and other music memorabilia, from all the biggest names in rock and roll, punk, and pop including The Beatles, David Bowie, The Who, Status Quo and The Spice Girls, among others. Over 200 items will be on offer, with estimates for unique memorabilia and signed pieces from the biggest icons of rock and pop starting at just £300. Once again The Who take centre stage in this annual sale, as Pete Townshend’s rare Gold Top Les Paul Deluxe guitar, used in concert during the Quadrophenia tour in 1973 – 1974, and accompanied by a letter from the band’s lead guitarist concerning the provenance, leads the sale (estimate: £20,000-30,000). Unusually for instruments once owned by Townshend, a notoriously dynamic musician, the