For the much-anticipated Brennan Collection Part II, RR Auction
worked closely with lifelong rock n roll memorabilia collector John Brennan, to present an exceptional sampling amassed over four decades of following the greatest names in music across the country.
From his early days of autograph collecting in New York City, where he met the elites of music, like the Rolling Stones, Madonna and more, to his later years in Los Angeles and Seattle, following the tours of Van Halen, Guns N Roses and Nirvana, John Brennan became known by these greats and welcomed into their inner sanctums.
RR Auction will present collectors with these 400+ hand-curated items out of thousandssigned photographs, albums, 45 rpmsand an incredible selection of 100 signed guitars that chronicle nearly half a century of musical legends.
One of the highlights of RRs Brennan Collection Part II, is the impressive assortment of 100 signed guitars. From acoustic to electric, full bands and single-signed, we have axes spanning the decades from the 50s through the 2000s.
Highlights include an excessively rare Beatles-signed guitar with Paul, George, and Ringo. The extremely rare and desirable Gibson Epiphone Telecaster-style electric guitar with a natural finish, is signed on the white pickguard in blue felt tip, "George Harrison," and on the body in blue felt tip, "Paul McCartney" and "Ringo," who adds a star after his name. Brennan: the McCartney signature was obtained at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Cleveland on October 5, 2002; the Harrison signature at the JFK International Airport on May 17, 1997; and the Starr signature at New York's Peninsula Hotel on July 31, 2001. Guitars signed by these three members of the Beatles are extremely rare and highly sought after by collectors. Accompanied by full letters of authenticity.
Additional featured guitars include; Clapton and Beck signed duo; and a Led Zeppelin Plant and Page sunburst strat. Modern-day artists Coldplay and Radiohead make an appearance and even some surprising additions like Amy Winehouse and Lady Gaga.
Among other top lots is a highly sought-after 'The Wall' album signed prominently on the front cover by the four writers of album, a Bob Dylan signed 'Freewheelin' album, and a Nirvana fully signed photograph during their lone Aussie tour.
The John Brennan Music Collection from RR Auction will conclude on May 16.