TMZ and other media outlets are today reporting that the Michael Jackson Estate has filed a Federal lawsuit again Hollywood movie prop and memorabilia dealer Premiere Props; that the auction house was “duping potential buyers with a get-rich-quick scheme”. Per the article, Premiere Props offered concert photos for sale of the 1984 Victory Tour, and that Michael Jackson had originally hired the photographer and owned rights to the photos. According to TMZ, “[t]he Estate claims Premiere Props put the photos up for auction, and misled buyers into believing they would also own copyright on the pics — a huge selling point, because the buyer could make a fortune by reprinting and selling the pics”. Read more
Christie’s “Pop Culture” catalog is now available online in a downloadable PDF format as well as an online eCatalogue at Christies.com. The entertainment memorabilia sale includes 252 lots of film, television, and music-related material. Read more
Julien’s Auctions ‘Hollywood Legends’ Catalog Online, Event to be Held in Beverly Hills April 5th & 6th
Julien’s Auctions has published the online catalog for their upcoming sale – “Hollywood Legends” – which will be held at their Beverly Hills gallery on April 5th & 6th.
Southern California’s NBC-4 “I-Team” Investigation into Julien’s Auctions Michael Jackson Autographs from Costume Designer Michael Bush
NBC-4 in Southern California have broadcast a report on their news program and published an accompanying story on their official site looking into claims made by third parties that items offered for sale by Julien’s Auctions, sourced from Michael Jackson’s costume designer Michael Bush, feature Michael Jackson autographs that are not authentic. Read more
Heritage Auction Galleries ‘Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction’ Catalog Online, Dallas Event December 14th
The Heritage Auction Galleries has published on their latest online catalog and listings for their upcoming event, “Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction – Dallas #7064″, to be held December 14th at their Dallas, Texas location. Read more