Johnny Ramone’s concert-played Mosrite guitar from the Ramones’ final show in 1996, Madame Tussaud’s wax bust of British actress Diana Dors from the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper album cover, rare 1964 Beatles Bobb’n Head prototypes, and Sid Vicious’ (bassist for the Sex Pistols) last signatures before he died, taken while out on bail in NYC for allegedly murdering his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, are amongst the rock and roll memorabilia that are up for auction until today 6pm ET.
The auction will feature more than 700 items including signed material and memorabilia from some of the greatest rock and roll icons of our time. This includes the Real Leather brand jacket worn by The Ramones’ Marky Ramone on stage from 1978–1983. It features two US pins on the lapels, a single star pin to each shoulder, zip-up cuffs and a buckle at the waist and is also signed on the back in gold ink with the iconic punk rockers’ name.
The auction is called “Marvels of Modern Music” from RR Auction, a company based in Amherst, N.H., and also includes other memorabilia such as Nirvana stage prop, Janis Joplin union card, and Jimi Hendrix worn shirt and signed album. For information on how to place your bid, check out the catalog here. Happy bidding.