In 1970, Jim Morrison said rock was dead.
Whether that’s true or not, Sotheby’s can still auction off its detritus.
The auction house will offer 147 lots of rock memorabilia in “A Rock and Roll History: Presley to Punk” in New York City on June 24 at 10 a.m.
This isn’t your average collection of scratched vinyl and moldy ticket stubs. Sotheby’s has, among other notable items, handwritten lyrics to Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone” and the guitar strap Jimi Hendrix wore at the Newport Pop Festival in 1969.
But which is worth more: one of Kurt Cobain’s smashed guitars or Elvis Presley’s jumpsuit? Before you bid, see if you can guess how much Sotheby’s expects to get for:
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