A legendary sale and a dazzling glove highlight Kruse GWS Auctions sale

The First Art Newspaper on the Net    Established in 1996 Thursday, May 30, 2024

A legendary sale and a dazzling glove highlight Kruse GWS Auctions sale
The Hagstrom Viking II guitar was played by the King on December 3, 1968 on NBC Television.

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Kruse GWS Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house specializing in entertainment memorabilia, fine jewelry, master timepieces and Royal artifacts has announced highlight results for The Artifacts of Hollywood & Music auction which took place Saturday, March 27, 2021 in Los Angeles. The rare Elvis Presley 1968 Comeback Special Cherry Red Hagstrom Viking II guitar was among the most highly anticipated items in the auction and Brigitte Kruse, known in the industry as the most sought after expert auctioneer of Elvis Presley memorabilia did not disappoint. The legendary guitar sold for $625,000.

The Hagstrom Viking II guitar was played by the King on December 3, 1968 on NBC Television. This marked the superstar’s return to live performance after seven years when his career was centered on the movie business. The guitar was also pictured with Elvis on the cover of his RCA album “From Elvis in Memphis.”

Bids from around the world resulted in additional highlights that included the Michael Jackson Custom Made Bill Whitten Glove which sold for $137,500; a Rolling Stones Autographed 1978 SNL Backdrop sold for $18,750; a collection of 5 Elvis Presley Sun Records 45s signed by Sam Phillips sold for $7,500; Elvis Presley’s Blue Enamel TCB Necklace sold for $20,000; a Metallica James Hetfield Black ESP Custom Guitar sold for $40,625; and a Janis Joplin Native American Ring given to a fan sold for $4,375 among other results.

And then there were the vehicles from some of film and television’s most popular moments. “It was an offer no one could refuse!” The vehicles demanded extraordinary final prices including the Grand Theft Auto V 2006 Dodge Viper SRT Bravado Banshee car sold for $118,750 setting the bar for a new world record achieved for an auto created for a video game sold at auction; the Mad Max Style 1974 Ford Falcon XB Interceptor sold for $156,250; “The Godfather” (1972) 1950 Cadillac Fleetwood ’75 Limo sold for $50,000; “The Great Race” (1965) Hannibal Twin-8 with Scissor Lift Vehicle sold for $112,500 and a “Knight Rider” (2008) KITT 2008 Ford Mustang sold for $62,500.

From the monumental to the unexpected, the auction celebrated some of the highest grossing films in entertainment history, music’s most memorable moments and personal items from screen goddesses and award-winning actors.

Today's News

March 30, 2021

An online museum shows life during wartime

Controversial Brexit Museum launches drive for donations

Christie's announces highlights included in the Magnificent Jewels auction in Geneva

Hired by the empress of art at Tehran's hidden museum

Exhibition pays homage to one of the 20th century's most influential artistic duos

New Hong Kong museum will not show Ai Weiwei's Tiananmen photo: official

Joe Bradley joins Xavier Hufkens

The Cleveland Museum of Art announces new acquisitions

France's Musee d'Orsay adds Giscard d'Estaing to name

Phillips' April Editions Auction to feature prints and multiples by modern and contemporary masters

Items signed by Jefferson, Einstein, Adam Smith and more to be offered at University Archives

Career items from Beyoncé Knowles, Cher, Madonna & more at Julien's Auctions

Exhibition at Friedman Benda unveils three new bodies of work by British designer Paul Cocksedge

National Building Museum reopens on April 9

Esteemed expert of European art to be named Toledo Museum of Art's first curator emeritus

Oscars won't show in Hong Kong for first time since 1969

Soluna Fine Art opens an exhibition of works by Kim Keun-Tai

Damon Reaves joins the National Gallery of Art as head of education

Paul Laubin, 88, dies; Master of making oboes the old-fashioned way

Jack Bradley, Louis Armstrong photographer and devotee, dies at 86

A legendary sale and a dazzling glove highlight Kruse GWS Auctions sale

Master restorer of the Sistine Chapel dies aged 92

Curator Suzanne Weaver to retire in April after three decades of service

6 Reasons Why You Need To Decorate Your Office Today

Old Beautiful Relics That Turned Into Modern Day Attractions

Find Quality In German Engineered Bosch Dishwashers

Best family locator apps for android and ios (2021)

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez
Writer: Ofelia Zurbia Betancourt

sa gaming free credit
Truck Accident Attorneys
Accident Attorneys

Royalville Communications, Inc

ignaciovillarreal.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. Hommage
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site Parroquia Natividad del Señor
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful