New York, NY (December 3, 2007) – A copy of Jimi Hendrix’ “Axis: Bold as Love” just went for $20,000 at Christie’s Auction House in New York. It was signed by the Voodoo Chile and came with three color photos.
The classic album was part of an auction of 1960s and 1970s rock n’ roll memorabilia. Other items that went for big bucks include: a Rolling Stones shirt for $4,750; three Hendrix concert posters for $10,625, $16,250 and $18,750; a Yardbirds shirt worn by rock journalist Greg Shaw to the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967 for $3,000; a maroon Led Zeppelin concert tee from 1973 for $1,625; and a “War is over! If you want it” shirt inspired by the John Lennon Song, “Happy Xmas (War is Over)” for $1,875.
Christie’s said most of the T-shirts were bought by private collectors.
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Christie''s Rock & Pop Memorabilia Sale #1912
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