A rare fretless electric guitar owned by George Harrison sold for a hefty premium-inclusive £237,562 at Bonhams just recently, but fear not if your budget is somewhat smaller.
One of this week’s auctions will prove especially nostalgic for fans of 1970s music.
The most sought-after film posters can take hundreds of thousands of pounds at auction, but there are plenty to be found for £5000 or less on thesaleroom.com.
Encompassing a range of themes and subjects, vintage posters can appeal either for their specific subject matter or their decorative quality.
David Gest was certainly well connected, as becomes obvious from the nearly 900 lots coming up for auction.
Fancy bidding for an Eduardo Paolozzi print from a collection of 50 by the great Modern British artist for sale online? Or maybe a rare first US issue of Elvis Presley’s debut single 'That’s All Right'? Of course you do.
Flower power is over – instead, the gritty realism of the early 70s is kicking in. Instead of the Summer of Love, suddenly it’s the growling gangsters of Get Carter.
Star Wars action figures are highly collectable, offering nostalgia for older buyers and delight for youngsters.
A poster for a gig by The Who at The Blue Moon Club in Cheltenham attracted fans at a recent Gardiner Houlgate sale.
Five film posters to buy at auction including original artwork and a James Bond From Russia With Love design
Film posters have become a major collecting area, with a combination of Bond/Star Wars/horror with a touch of Casablanca thrown in as the big hitters but also lots of options to suit most budgets.