Marvin Gaye: Two autograph items,
Lot 252
Marvin Gaye: Two autograph items,
Sold for £562 (US$ 945) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Rock & Pop Memorabilia 1970s & 1980s
Marvin Gaye: Two autograph items,
comprising: a paper place mat from a 'Bill Knapp's' restaurant, the reverse signed in blue ballpoints by Marvin Gaye and eight others, including American footballers Greg Landry, Larry Hand and Joe Schmidt, and an amateur pencil/ crayon portrait of the singer signed in black ballpoint by him, place mat 10 x 14 inches (25.5x36cm)

Footnotes

  • The rare group of signatures on the restaurant mat are from 1970 when Marvin Gaye intended a complete change of career, as an NFL player with the Detroit Lions, after the death of Tammi Terrell. The vendor purchased the mat from a waiter in a restaurant Marvin and the others visited.
    Reference: http://articles.latimes.com/2010/aug/29/sports/la-sp-crowe-20100830
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  1. Katherine Schofield nee Williams
    Specialist - Entertainment Memorabilia
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