RR Auction Lawsuit Update: Court Rejects Johnson Attempt to Change Lawsuit

A trial date was set on August 26 for the Michael Johnson v. RR Auction lawsuit, two weeks after an August 12 ruling denying Johnson’s fourth attempt to add allegations of illegal bidding practices. While Johnson’s lawyers claimed in their motion that they spent six months and $50,000 extensively investigating “shill bidding” allegations, they didn’t present any evidence to the court of such practices by R&R.

Santa Barbara Superior Court Judge Donna Geck also granted a motion by RR Auction barring Johnson from conducting any further discovery related to “shill bidding,” including taking depositions. [Continue reading]

Sgt Peppers Album Autographed by The Beatles Auctioning June 29 at Bonhams

A Sgt Peppers album signed by all four Beatles is being auctioned by Bonhams in Knightsbridge, London on June 29, 2016.  Band-signed Sgt Peppers albums are very rare and highly desirable. Only 7 to 9 examples are known to exist that are accepted as … [Continue reading]

Worthridge’s 2016 Spring Sports Auction is Open

Worthridge’s 2016 Spring Auction is underway. The Jim Fregosi Collection and the Dick Williams Collection are both featured in the auction, which includes over 500 autographed items plus unsigned sports memorabilia. Worthridge is very careful … [Continue reading]

At Auction: Beatles Signed Agreement to Sell Apple Corps Headquarters

BOSTON, MA –A rare contract concerning the terms of sale of The Beatles Apple Corp headquarters will be auctioned by Boston – Based, RR Auction. “It’s likely one of the final Beatles documents fully signed by all four members,” said Robert … [Continue reading]

Beethoven Letter, Reagan and Magritte Archives, Rare Autograph Letters, in Profiles in History’s April 18th Auction

  Profiles in History has a very interesting historical document auction on Monday, April 18, starting at 11 a.m. PDT. Joe Maddalena and his staff have assembled one of the finest collections of historic documents they've ever brought to … [Continue reading]