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Beatles, Who and Springsteen Items Garner Big Bucks at Auction

Ringo Starr Cape / Entwistle Guitar / Springsteen Vest
Julien's Auctions

Memorabilia from the Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, the Who and other classic rockers earned big money at the Julien’s Auctions Music Icons sale over the weekend in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Among the items that scored the highest winning bids were Ringo Starr’s cape from the movie ‘Help’ ($37,500); an autographed Vox Sidewinder IV electric bass that late Who member John Entwistle purportedly played on an episode of ‘The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour’ ($25,000); and Bruce Springsteen’s denim vest from his ‘Born in the U.S.A.’ tour ($20,480).

Additional Beatles items, as well as memorabilia from Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, U2 and Slash, also sold at the auction. The most prized item at the auction was Michael Jackson’s red ‘Thriller’ jacket, which sold for an incredible $1.8 million. Click here to check out the full list of items.

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