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Wex Rex Presents Eric Clapton & Cream Memorabilia Oct. 26 at PRWAuctions.com


Approx 700 lots of Rock N Roll and Hollywood Memorabilia will be sold at auction. Highlights include a Vintage Harmony guitar signed by Eric Clapton and Duane Allman discovered by Wex Rex Collectibles' Gary Sohmers.

Oceanside, NY, October 17, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Approx 700 lots of Rock N Roll and Hollywood Memorabilia will be sold at auction. Highlights include a Vintage Harmony guitar signed by Eric Clapton and Duane Allman during the Derek and the Dominoes era, an official 1989 Fender “Blackie” Stratocaster signed by Eric in 1994, concert handbills for Cream Farewell performance in Houston and a Derek & the Dominoes concert in Dallas from the William Easley collection. Also selling will be a one of a kind replica of Eric’s psychedelic 1961 Gibson SG guitar done by a master craftsman, and a concert program from a 1967 Murray the K show featuring The Cream and The Who sined by Eric Clapton and Pete Townshend of The Who.

1960s Harmony Guitar, Redburst model, features beautiful mother of pearl inlay in the neck, Signed on the front in person by Duane Allman and Eric Clapton at a Derek and The Dominoes show in Florida, Both autographs in fine point black marker, Allman has personalized his signature “To Tom,” signed for record producer Tom Dowd and authenticated by Wex Rex Collectibles' Gary Sohmers. The overall condition of the guitar is excellent with a couple of nicks and scratches on the front and back and some paint wear around the screws of the neck. This instrument comes with a mounting shadowbox frame measuring 41” x 31-1/2” x 6” with mounted photographs of both artists. Accompanying is a black guitar case, plus a ticket from the concert and documents. (The instrument and the frame will ship separately.) Please note: Due to the size and/or weight of this lot, the cost of shipping may be substantial. Guaranteed authentic signatures by Gary Sohmers.

Derek & Dominoes with Eric Clapton and Duane Allman, Concert Handbill, Nov. 6, 1970, Mc Farlin Auditorium, SMU, Dallas Texas, 8.5” x 11,” excellent condition except staple hole in top left corner, from the collection of Concerts West Promoter, William Easley

1989 Black Fender Stratocaster “Blackie” Guitar signed by Eric Clapton in person in 1994, serial-number SZ3040907, “Eric Clapton 94” in gold pen on the black upper face of the guitar, with an original Fender black case. Guaranteed authentic signature by Gary Sohmers.

1989 Black Fender Stratocaster “Blackie” Guitar signed by Eric Clapton in person in 1994, serial-number SZ3040907, “Eric Clapton 94” in gold pen on the black upper face of the guitar, with an original Fender black case. Guaranteed authentic signature by Gary Sohmers.

Gibson SG 1961 Reissue Painted to resemble Eric Clapton’s Guitar he used in Cream by a Master Artist, Serial No. 91952396, Originally Cherry finish, with hard shell case, Painted by Ed Roman Guitars, Las Vegas, work performed by “Gary,” comes with 2005 reciept for painting ($3000.00 with insured value $6000.00), mint condition

Murray the K’s 5th Dimension Concert Program w/ Mitch Ryder, Wilson Pickett, Smoky Robinson & The MIracles, Blues Project, Blues Magoos, Young Rascals, Simon & Garfunkel, Phil Ochs, The Cream and The Who signed Eric Clapton, Pete Townshend and Jim & Jean. The shows ran over 9 days from Saturday March 25th to Sunday April 2,nd 1967, at the RKO Theatre. Five shows a day starting at 10:15 a.m. and finishing after midnight, 20 pages incl. cover, includes letter from original owner who saw it signed in person;

Cream 1968 Houston Concert Handbill, “Concerts West Presents,” “Farewell World Tour,” Houston Coliseum, Oct. 24, 1968, 4.5” x 6.5,” near mint condition, from the collection of Concerts West Promoter, William Easley.

The auction will feature posters, memorabilia and clothing from many other rock n rollers of the 1950s-1970s including the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper, and many ohers.

From the world of Hollywood there will be the Three Stooges Original Costumes, Movie Props from “Back to the Future,” “Die Hard,” and a “Ghost Busters” Ecto 1 License Plate. Celebrity Personal items including Joan Crawford Jewelry, Jean Harlow Smoking Set, Costumes from the Movie Zulu. A fantastic Archive of Hollywood Photos to be sold in lots.

This sale will also feature material from the collection of Disney Imagineer Ralph Kent, including many lots of Original Disney Artwork with drawings, stat sheets, productions cels and more. There will also be a large offering of Disney memorabilia including collectible figurines, dolls, games, magazines, books and other general material.

Any auction weekend at Phil Weiss Auctions would not be complete without offering Two Original Charles Schulz Dailies.

The auction will be at the auction gallery at 1 Neil Court in Oceanside, Long Island, New York Bidding is accepted in person in the audience, on the phone, on ebaylive and LiveAuctioneers.com.

Go to the website www.prwauctions.com and click on Upcoming Events for information about this auction.

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