SAN FRANCISCO, CA.-
The international auction house Bonhams
announced that Giles Moon will join the company as Director of Music & Entertainment Memorabilia. He takes up his new position with immediate effect based in Bonhams San Francisco office.
Mr. Moon has been in the auction business for more than 30 years working for Christies in London, Sothebys in New York, Bonhams & Goodman and Leonard Joel in Australia and most recently, Heritage in San Francisco. His expertise is in Rock & Roll Memorabilia, but he has a strong base in general entertainment and collectibles as well. In his career, hes handled estates and collections such as the Cynthia Lennon Collection of John Lennon Memorabilia, property from the Spice Girls, the Charlie Parker collection, The Estate of Clayton Moore (TVs Lone Ranger), and the Estate of Whitney Houston, among many others. He has appeared on the BBC version of Antiques Roadshow and is currently a regular appraiser on the PBS version as well.
Catherine Williamson, Bonhams US Director of Books and Manuscripts, said: I am thrilled to welcome Giles Moon to the Bonhams team. Ive known Giles for some time, both from his tenure at Bonhams Australia and through the Antiques Roadshow, and I am a big fan of him and his work. Giles brings expertise and experience to the table, and we are looking forward to doing great business together this year and beyond.
Giles Moon commented: I am very pleased to be joining Bonhams at such an exciting time. I look forward to bringing my passion and knowledge to our Music and Entertainment memorabilia sales program.