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[30 May 2009 | One Comment | 3,816 views]
Online Auction Bargains!

Time for a quick look at some resent Led Zeppelin on-line auction bargains!

First up Jimmy Page’s custom Orange Matamp was sold in an eBay auction for $30000 last Friday. This was reported to be a 1971 Matamp amplifier, custom built and used and owned by Jimmy Page in the 70’s.

A painting of Robert Plant that we featured a few months ago has raised £1,500 for Acorns Children’s Hospice. Painted by Sue Verity, of Tamworth and autographed by Robert, the portrait was snapped up by Led Zeppelin fan, …

Dave Lewis Diary »

[5 Apr 2009 | 6 Comments | 3,486 views]
Across the Borders / One Silver Wedding and a Funeral

Well as of Monday April 6 I will be back in gainful employment. I have a new job working at the Borders store in Milton Keynes.
Borders is primarily a major book selling outlet and also sells Magazines, DVD’s and CD’s –the MK store has a Paperchase concession selling designer stationary and a Starbucks café.
It’s the bottom rung in but a foot in the door and as the singer once said ‘’everything that’s small has to grow’’ and it will bring in much needed regular income.
So ends six weeks …

Dave Lewis Diary »

[24 Mar 2009 | No Comment | 3,682 views]
Going for a song / Vinyl Rules!

After all the recent stress of form filling, CV’s, Jobseekers etc, it was good to be out and about again last weekend. Main event was of course the W & H Peacock Rock And Pop and Sporting Memorabilia Auction Sale. The auction centre itself has a strong Lewis family connection. Bruv JL has spent months collating and organising the Rock And Pop sale, both my sister in law’s work there and Sam had a Saturday job there so it’s a place we know well.
Setting up the 500 plus lots could …

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[24 Mar 2009 | No Comment | 2,350 views]
Rock & Pop Memorabilia Auction Success

A number of Zep items went under the hammer at WH Peacock Auctioneers in Bedford on Saturday 14th March. Some of the stand-out items included Led Zeppelin – Guitar signed by Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and Jimmy Page which sold for £1,200, Led Zeppelin US RIAA 6 x Platinum Award sold for £550, Jimmy Page limited edition print by Ross Halfin (£250) and aLed Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ 1990 promotional single (only 150 pressed) plus explanatory record company memo which sold for £130.

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[7 Mar 2009 | No Comment | 2,347 views]
Rock & Pop Memorabilia Auction

A number of items including many Zeppelin pieces, will be sold by auction at the Bedford Auction Centre, 26 Newnham Street, Bedford, MK40 3JR on Saturday March 14th 2009. The sale commences at 10.30 am.
The auction will include everything from singles, albums, posters, concert and sporting programmes, rock and sporting memorabilia, autographs, etc.
Highlights of the auction will include a Led Zeppelin Collection including a guitar signed by Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and Jimmy Page plus Led Zeppelin 6 disc Platinum Award for the album ‘Remastered’ framed & glazed, Jimmy …

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[22 Nov 2007 | No Comment | 2,305 views]

The new issue of Record Collector leads with a ten page feature written and compiled by the TBL editior.Titled Whole Lotta Rarities, it focuses on 50 of the rarest Zep collectables with many illustrations. Well worth a look.