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 Post subject: Re: Ringo's Hooper
PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:58 pm 
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Bonhams to Auction Ex-Paul McCartney Aston Martin DB5 and Ex-Ringo Starr Mini
Two former Beatles motoring icons at the same sale
http://www.automobilemag.com/news/bonha ... tarr-mini/


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 Post subject: Re: Ringo's Hooper
PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:07 pm 
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Sold for £102,300 all-in!

http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24124/l ... =10&page=4

Macca's Aston went for £1.3 million!!


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 Post subject: Re: Ringo's Hooper
PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:39 pm 
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Pete wrote:
Sold for £102,300 all-in!

http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24124/l ... =10&page=4

Macca's Aston went for £1.3 million!!

But how much was the Beatles connection premium for the cars? Ok, Pete can you trace new owner and get the low down for us?
Cliff


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 Post subject: Re: Ringo's Hooper
PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:30 pm 
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Some other items below which were owned by Ringo Starr and raised a total of $9.2m (£6.1m) at auction in 2015.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-35019638

Ringo Starr auction - the star lots:

$2,110,000 - Ludwig Drum kit, used on hits including Can't Buy Me Love and I Want to Hold Your Hand
$910,000 - John Lennon's 1964 Rickenbacker guitar, which he gave to Starr in 1968
$790,000 - The White Album, numbered 0000001
$179,200 - George Harrison's 1962 Gretsch Tennessean guitar, given to Starr by Harrison's family after the Concert for George concert following Harrison's death
$179,200 - An 18 carat yellow gold Moonphase watch by Patek Philippe
$125,000 - The back panel from John Lennon's psychedelic caravan, featuring the Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band logo
$115,200 - Ludwig silver sparkle drum kit used in the 1967 Hello, Goodbye video
$106,250 - A gold ring with rectangular sapphire that Starr says he wore during every show he ever played with the Beatles
$100,000 - A gold and onyx ring, which was also worn for every single Beatles show


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 Post subject: Re: Ringo's Hooper
PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:49 am 
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I'd be spending the other 30K putting it back to 'Ringo' spec now if it was mine


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 Post subject: Re: Ringo's Hooper
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According to someone that was at the auction the second name of the buyer was..... Ecclestone! :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: Ringo's Hooper
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Pete wrote:
According to someone that was at the auction the second name of the buyer was..... Ecclestone! :shock:


That means it’s gone forever never to be seen again!


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 Post subject: Re: Ringo's Hooper
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Makes a change from the "celebrity chef" type I suppose.


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 Post subject: Re: Ringo's Hooper
PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:03 pm 
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mab01uk wrote:
Some other items below which were owned by Ringo Starr and raised a total of $9.2m (£6.1m) at auction in 2015.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-35019638

Ringo Starr auction - the star lots:

$2,110,000 - Ludwig Drum kit, used on hits including Can't Buy Me Love and I Want to Hold Your Hand
$910,000 - John Lennon's 1964 Rickenbacker guitar, which he gave to Starr in 1968
$790,000 - The White Album, numbered 0000001
$179,200 - George Harrison's 1962 Gretsch Tennessean guitar, given to Starr by Harrison's family after the Concert for George concert following Harrison's death
$179,200 - An 18 carat yellow gold Moonphase watch by Patek Philippe
$125,000 - The back panel from John Lennon's psychedelic caravan, featuring the Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band logo
$115,200 - Ludwig silver sparkle drum kit used in the 1967 Hello, Goodbye video
$106,250 - A gold ring with rectangular sapphire that Starr says he wore during every show he ever played with the Beatles
$100,000 - A gold and onyx ring, which was also worn for every single Beatles show


Why would he sell all of that?


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 Post subject: Re: Ringo's Hooper
PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:36 pm 
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Nevsmini wrote:
Pete wrote:
According to someone that was at the auction the second name of the buyer was..... Ecclestone! :shock:


That means it’s gone forever never to be seen again!

You've lost me. Please explain more.


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