NEW YORK, NY.-
The international auction house Bonhams
announced that Helen Hall is joining the company as Director of Entertainment Memorabilia. She takes up her new position with immediate effect.
Ms. Hall has over 20 years of experience in the field of Entertainment Memorabilia, having worked for Christies both in London and New York and as an independent appraiser. She has been involved in record-breaking auctions of film, television and music memorabilia including Eric Claptons guitars, the Estate of Marlon Brando, the Paramount Studios Star Trek Collection, the drum from the cover of the Sgt. Peppers Lonely Heart Club Band and John Lennons lyrics for Give Peace A Chance to name a few. She also provided the Insurance appraisal for the groundbreaking Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition David Bowie Is
Helen is a Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America and more recently has provided Estate Tax and Donation appraisals for many of the worlds most iconic musicians, film stars and television studios.
Leslie Wright, Bonhams Chairman, North America, said: I am delighted to welcome Helen to Bonhams. With Helen on board, we look to forward to expanding our sales and offering more exciting celebrity auctions like the Lauren Bacall Collection, the Estate of Diahann Carrol, and Neil Pearts drum kit. Her appointment will further strengthen our growing team and I look forward to working with her.
Helen Hall, Bonhams Director of Entertainment Memorabilia, commented: I am very excited to be joining Bonhams and look forward to working with all of our entertainment and celebrity clients across the U.S. Bonhams is the only global auction house with regular sales devoted to Entertainment Memorabilia and is perfectly placed to be the auction house of choice for entertainment collections and estates.