Results: Sotheby's is thrilled to share the sales results for our 10 December 2016 A Rock & Roll Anthology: From Folk to Fury auction. Highlights included an original and signed sketch by John Lennon, circa 1960s which sold 221% above its high estimate. A 70's Sex Pistols God Save the Queen Jubilee Boat Banner sailed 67% above its high estimate of $30,000. And Elvis' RCA TV from Graceland which sold at $20,000, passing its high estimate by 67%.
Auction Details: Sotheby’s is pleased to present A Rock & Roll Anthology: From Folk to Fury, a kaleidoscopic survey of the history of rock & roll, pop, folk, and punk. Featuring important manuscripts and memorabilia from the Beatles, Bob Dylan, the Eagles, and a rare offering from the Sex Pistols’ seminal album Never Mind the Bollocks (the original working autograph manuscript of "Problems"), among others. A highlight of the sale is John Lennon’s Broadwood Upright Piano upon which he composed “A Day in the Life,” “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,” and many other iconic songs.