Julien's Auctions Announces Auction of Slash Collection

Slash auctions off his personal collection of guitars--Gibson and Epiphone Les Pauls, Fender Strat, BC Rich Mockingbird--clothing, and rockin'' accessories

Beverly Hills, CA (February 17, 2011) -- Julien’s Auctions announces the sale of exclusive property from legendary guitarist and musician Slash. Included in the auction sale are some of the iconic, Grammy-winning, rock guitarist and songwriter’s famous guitars, memorabilia, vehicles and personal furniture and décor from his Hollywood Hills residence. This is the first time such items from Slash’s personal collection have been offered globally for auction.

Highlights from the sale include guitars from Slash’s fabled personal collection, including a one of a kind custom Stravinski Fender Stratocaster (Est: $3,000-5,000), a B.C. Rich Red Mockingbird guitar (Est: $2,000-4,000), and two versions of Slash’s very own Gibson and Epiphone Slash Les Paul signature model guitars in Tobacco Sunburst (Est: $4,000-6,000).

Clothing and accessories highlights include a stage worn Chrome Hearts leather top hat ($1,000-2,000), various custom Marc Vachon leather motorcycle jackets, including one decorated in a Velvet Revolver “Libertad” theme (Est $1,000-2,000), performance worn t-shirts from all phases of Slash’s life and career (multiple lots, Est $600-800), and a leather Chrome Hearts suit (Est: $2,000-3,000), Ray-Ban Large Aviator sunglasses (Est $200-300), a custom Rockin’ Couture Guns N’ Roses belt (Est $300-500), and a custom skull and crossbones in a top-hat necklace (Est: $600-800).

Personal jewelry worn by Slash featured in this sale include a diamond encrusted guitar pendant (Est: $12,000-18,000), a Slash Guns N’ Roses silver cuff (Est: 600-800), a sterling skull link necklace (Est $1,000-2,000), and a Cartier Roadstar wristwatch (Est: $4,000-6,000).

Free Public Exhibition:
Julien’s Auctions
9665 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 150
Beverly Hills, California 90210
Monday, March 7th – Friday, March 25th
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Daily
Closed Sundays

Live Auction:
9665 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 150
Beverly Hills, California 90210
Saturday, March 26th
Rock Legends – Session I: 10:00 a.m. (P.S.T.)
The Collection of SLASH – Session II: 2:00 p.m. (P.S.T.)

*Fans who attend the auction dressed as Slash will receive a free catalog.

Registering to Bid
Registration is required to bid in this live auction and can be done either in person at the exhibitions and auction or by visiting www.juliensauctions.com before the sale or by calling (310) 836-1818.

Placing Bids
There are four ways to bid in this sale:
  • Bid through Julien’s Auctions Online Live in Real Time at www.juliensauctions.com
  • Place bids in the room by attending the auction
  • Bid over the telephone through an auction house representative, who sits in the room and conveys the bid to the auctioneer
  • Enter Absentee bids. Absentee bid forms are printed in the back of each catalogue, and are also available by calling Julien’s Auctions (310)836-1818 or online at www.juliensauctions.com

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Source: Press Release

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