Omaha, NE – February 19, 2014 – Proxibid (www.proxibid.com), the most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items, has been selected by Philip Weiss Auctions to provide live online bidding for an upcoming auction featuring rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia, dinosaur fossils and more. The live auction will take place Wednesday, February 26 at 1:00 pm Eastern, with live online bidding taking place via Proxibid. Buyers can view the auction catalog and place prebids by visiting www.proxibid.com/philipweiss.
More than 600 lots – many never before sold on the open market – will cross the block in this auction. Online buyers will not want to miss the opportunity to bid on rare items including:
• Lot 1432: Velvet Underground Album, Signed by Andy Warhol and Lou Reed - Incredibly rare, and possibly the only known example….Original record album “The Velvet Underground and Nico” produced by Andy Warhol. Album jacket cover is hand signed and inscribed by Andy Warhol, Lou Reed, and Maureen “Moe” Tucker. Still retains the banana peel, however there is a piece of tape along the top edge, and small tear at the bottom tip with old tape stain. Peel has some creases as well. Sight seen approx. 12” x 12.”
• Lot 1454: The Beatles’ George Harrison Fur Coat – “George Harrison” embroidered inside, given by George to Kathleen Waters in 1971, leather lined, extremely well made, excellent condition. This coat is believed to have been carried by Eric Clapton as he and George got off a plane.
• Lot 1418: 1962 Photograph of the Beatles - Signed on the back by all four members of the Beatles, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison. COA letter on the back from Frank Caiazzo, which states the aforementioned. Great piece, displays well. This is matted with a Meet the Beatles Window Card.
• Lot 1532: Charles Fazzino, 3D Pop Art Fender Guitar – signed on the back by Fazzino. Great piece featuring Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, The Who, Woodstock, Crashing of the Zeppelin, and so much more. Written along the side edges are the names of many musicians and artists.
“This auction features many rare and important items that have never been sold on the open market,” said Philip Weiss, auctioneer and owner of Philip Weiss Auctions. “With more than 600 items, there’s something for every collector. And with online bidding, anyone anywhere in the world with an Internet connection can own the terrific memorabilia for sale.”
Other important items available for online bidding in this auction include a selection of dinosaur fossils featuring a giant Irish elk skull, mastodon jaws and wooly mammoth tusk and more; important historical items like charred remains from the Hindenburg, an Abraham Lincoln signed document and more.
For more information about this auction, to view the auction catalog or to place a bid, please visit www.proxibid.com/philipweiss.
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