Music & Movie Memorabilia

Memorabilia

Whether it’s a concert ticket, a costume or a custom-made piece of jewelry, if it bears the mark of someone famous, the item’s value is likely to be inflated. Click through to see some items that stir up memories and make money

Whether it’s a concert ticket, a costume or a custom-made piece of jewelry, if it bears the mark of someone famous, the item’s value is likely to be inflated.

Click through to see some items that stir up memories and make money.

Updated Oct. 15, 2010
First posted Aug. 31, 2009

Beatles Abbey Road Mono LP

This is a copy of the Beatles 1969 mono-version of the record album. It sold at auction for $1,434 during the summer of 2009.
Source: Heritage Auction

This is a copy of the Beatles 1969 mono-version of the record album. It sold at auction for $1,434 during the summer of 2009.

Madonna’s World Music Award

She earned the 2001 award for the best-selling pop-artist. It was sold at auction for $18,000 in August of 2008.
Source: The Gotta Have It Auction House

She earned the 2001 award for the best-selling pop-artist. It was sold at auction for $18,000 in August of 2008.

Elvis Presley Turquoise and Silver Belt

The King owned and wore this belt in the 1970s. It sold at auction in March of 2008 for $24,906.
Source: The Gotta Have It Auction House

The King owned and wore this belt in the 1970s. It sold at auction in March of 2008 for $24,906.

John Lennon Black Leather Coat

The Beatles member wore this coat in a 1960s photo shoot in Paris. It sold at auction in August of 2009 for $60,000.
Source: The Gotta Have It Auction House

The Beatles member wore this coat in a 1960s photo shoot in Paris. It sold at auction in August of 2009 for $60,000.

The Bride of Frankenstein Poster

This poster promoted the 1935 horror film. It sold at auction for in 2007 for $334,600.
Source: The Heritage Auction House

This poster promoted the 1935 horror film. It sold at auction for in 2007 for $334,600.

Janis Joplin Worn Dress

The 1960’s rock-blues singer owned and wore this dress. It sold at auction for $1,075 in June of 2009.
Source: Heritage Auction

The 1960’s rock-blues singer owned and wore this dress. It sold at auction for $1,075 in June of 2009.

Jimi Hendrix Original Hollywood Walk of Fame Plaque

Jimi Hendrix earned this award after his death, so his father received the plaque in 1991. It sold for $7, 986.00 in the summer of 2008.
Source: The Gotta Have It Auction House

Jimi Hendrix earned this award after his death, so his father received the plaque in 1991. It sold for $7,986.00 in the summer of 2008.

Johnny Cash Handwritten Lyrics and Picture

This is a handwritten copy of the lyrics to Cash’s song “Pretty In My Mind.” Cash also initialed the lyrics. This item sold for $12,000 in the summer of 2008.
Source: The Gotta Have It Auction House

This is a handwritten copy of the lyrics to Cash’s song “Pretty In My Mind.” Cash also initialed the lyrics. This item sold for $12,000 in the summer of 2008.

Elvis Presley’s Madison Square Garden Jumpsuit

Presley wore this jumpsuit at a 1972 concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Presley later gave the costume to his friend Dottie Rambo. The ite, sold at auction in March 2009 for $212,588.40.
Source: The Gotta Have It Auction House

Presley wore this jumpsuit at a 1972 concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Presley later gave the costume to his friend Dottie Rambo. The jumpsuit sold at auction in March 2009 for $212,588.40.

Led Zeppelin State Fair Coliseum Handbill

This 1969 flyer of the English rock band sold at auction in February of 2009 for $388.38. The handout was used to promote the 1969 performance at the Dallas State Fair.
Source: Heritage Auction

This 1969 flyer of the English rock band sold at auction in February of 2009 for $388.38. The handout was used to promote the 1969 performance at the Dallas State Fair.

Madonna & Britney Spears Performance Dress

The diva wore this dress designed by Andre Van Pier during her 1984 ‘Like a Virgin’ tour. It was also worn by Britney Spears during a 2000 performance on Saturday Night Live. The dress sold at auction during the summer of 2008 for $5,662.80.
Source: The Gotta Have It Auction House

Madonna wore this dress designed by Andre Van Pier during her 1984 "Like a Virgin" tour. It was also worn by Britney Spears during a 2000 performance on Saturday Night Live. The dress sold at auction during the summer of 2008 for $5,662.80.

Elvis Presley’s Owl Ring

This 14kt gold-and-diamond ring was owned and worn by Presley during the 1970s. He gave it to record producer Felton Jarvis in 1978. The ring was expected to fetch $7,000- and $8,000 but sold at auction in March 2009 for $40,388.40.
Source: The Gotta Have It Auction House

This 14k gold-and-diamond ring was owned and worn by Presley during the 1970s. He gave it to record producer Felton Jarvis in 1978. The ring was expected to fetch $7,000-$8,000 but sold at auction in March 2009 for $40,388.40.

Sylvester Stallone Autographed Boxing Gloves

These gloves were signed by the actor-writer; one of them also has the name of his famous boxing character ‘Rocky’ inscribed on it. The gloves sold at auction in 2003 for $2,242.50.
Source: Heritage Auction House

These gloves were signed by the actor-writer; one of them also has the name of his famous boxing character "Rocky" inscribed on it. The gloves sold at auction in 2003 for $2,242.50.

Woodstock Music and Art Fair Original Poster

This is an original poster from the famous 1969 music festival Woodstock. The poster sold at auction for $956 during the winter of 2009.
Source: Heritage Auction

This is an original poster from the famous 1969 music festival Woodstock. The poster sold at auction for $956 during the winter of 2009.