Rock'n'Roll Rarities at Stella's NY Triple Pier Antiques Show will showcase selections from several astounding collections of rare Music, Movie and Pop Culture Memorabilia including the "History of Black Music in America" Concert Poster Collection, the "16 Magazine Photo Archive" Collection and the "Andre Van Pier Celebrity Fashion" Collection at the 600 dealer Stella Shows Triple Pier Antiques and Collectibles show in NYC this weekend Nov. 12 and 13.

On December 16, 2005, will close it's online catalog auction featuring several astounding collections of rare Music, Movie and Pop Culture Memorabilia including The David Gest Poster Collection, a Jimi Hendrix Concert Poster Collection, the Ray Overton Estate Collection of 1930s-1960s Black Music Concert Posters and The Andre Van Pier High Fashion Collection, among 1000 extraordinary lots.

Here are details on some of the featured collections:

The history of African American music of the 20th Century is captured in this catalog. is honored to offer the incredible David Gest Poster Collection. In his many years as a Producer, and serious collector, David assembled an outstanding historical selection featuring many of the rarest cardboard boxing style posters. From early blues and R&B shows, through great line-ups such as “The Biggest Show of Stars for ’65, ” boasting the likes of The 4 Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Martha & The Vandellas, Junior Walker & The All Stars and The Marvelettes, most of which are in mint condition, these posters could set world records. Other Big Names on these posters include Buddy Holly, James Brown, Ike & Tina Turner, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye and The Supremes.

Complimenting the David Gest Collection is Part 1 of the Ray Overton Estate Collection. Mr. Overton promoted concerts in the Wichita, Kansas area from the 30’s into the early 60’s, and is proud to offer the finest collection of posters ever to represent the history of black music, from Traditional to Popular, from Swing and Jazz to R&B and Blues, including Doo-Wop and Soul. Featured performers include: Ruth Brown, Lloyd Price, Fats Domino, The Ravens, Guitar Slim, Jackie Wilson, Etta James, B. B. King, Johnny Otis, Buddy Ace, Amos Milburn, T Bone Walker, Little Esther, and many more.

The 16 Magazine Beatles Photo Archive consists of thousands of photographs, including many original vintage prints with photographers stamps and notes from the seminal magazine of pop music. This collection features many photographs that have never been offered publicly prior to this sale. Original photographic prints from 1957 and 1958 of fresh faced youths, through their solo years, these can be considered Fine Art, as well as Historical, investments. Additional photographs include an original 1967 print of the Sgt. Pepper cover session, front row photos from John Lennon’s last ever live concert appearance at Madison Square Garden in 1974 including the negatives and the photographers’ publishing rights and a collection of 14” x 20” prints directly from the Apple Records archives.

The auction will feature almost 1000 lots, all photographed and expertly described featuring an incredible collection of Beatles memorabilia including the “Magical” sign from the “Magical Mystery Tour” bus used in the film of the same name, the original Abbey Road LP mock-up & cover art, the original sign from outside John Lennon’s home at Tittenhurst Park, an engraved Apple sign from the Apple Records offices, spectacular promotional posters and displays, records, autographs, tickets, concert posters, and toys.

An incredible selection of Jimi Hendrix Concert Posters offers truly magnificent fine art and historical artifacts, including the actual 1967 marquee poster from The Marquee club, a poster from Yale University in Connecticut that also features Janis Joplin, one from a free show on Boston Commons, the Miami Pop Festival, at the ABC Chesterfield in England opening for Cat Stevens, Sweden, Seattle, the Washington Hilton and more.

The expanded record division, directed by Gary Johnson of Rockaway Records, boasts not one, but two 2 first state stereo Butcher cover albums, plus acetates from The Beatles, Elvis, Madonna, David Bowie and the Sex Pistols. An incredible find is the 45 with picture sleeve and sheet music for the first release from a then 5-year-old Billy Joe of Green Day. We will have a special section dedicated to “Who They Were." Including: Stevie Ray Vaughan in the Cobras, The Beach Boys in Kenny & The Kadets, Stevie Nicks and Lindsay Buckingham in Fritz, Don Henley in Felicity and Ray Manzarek in Rick & The Ravens.

The Beatles Autograph section, all authenticated and directed by Frank Caiazzo, includes what may be the earliest Beatle album ever signed. Their first UK LP, “Please Please Me” autographed by the Fab 4 at a concert a mere 6 days after it was released! The lot includes a ticket stub, program and letter from the recipient of the autographs. Also featured are letters by John and Paul, both with important content. The letter from John to Media Sound requests that no material be released to anyone other than John, George or Ringo, an ominous example of the acrimony of the break-up. Autographs of The Beatles obtained personally by Eddie Cochran’s bass player during the tour are also included.

The Andre Van Pier High Fashion Collection is an astounding selection of costumes designed for and worn by Mick Jagger, Diana Ross, Sting, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Dolly Parton and many others. The highlight of this collection is the red sequined dress worn by Dustin Hoffman in the movie “Tootsie.” Portions of the sale of this collection will benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Also highlighted are audio recordings that include the complete soundboard recording of The Beatles at Shea Stadium and a never before heard audio of John and Yoko just goofing around. And there will be handwritten lyrics by Jimi Hendrix, George Harrison, Jim Morrison (“The Lizard King”), Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, and the Rolling Stones.

The Rolling Stones section will also include original 1965 concert posters obtained from Goldie and the Gingerbreads saved from when they toured with Mick and company. Some of the rare Stones items includes an incredibly rare cardboard poster for “Murray the K presents The Rolling Stones” in New Haven from 1964, the only known film of Keith Richards shockingly infamous incident in Sacramento in 1965 when he was electrocuted and knocked unconscious while on stage, plus autographs, photos and even Mick’s personal blue tour robe from the Stones 1975 Tour of The Americas.

And that’s not all. How about the earliest Elvis poster ever to surface? It’s a 1954 concert poster from the Eagles Nest in Memphis.

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