Stephen Maycock is Consultant Specialist for Bonhams. Before joining in 2004, he worked for a leading international auctioneer in London for more than 25 years and was the specialist in charge of rock 'n' roll and film memorabilia auctions from 1990-2003. In that period, some of his highlights included the sale of the Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster, played at the Woodstock Festival; Paul McCartney's lyrics for 'Getting Better'; and the John Entwistle Collection of guitars and memorabilia.
Some memorable properties handled by Stephen whilst a Consultant include the 'Chestburster' from the film 'Alien'; John Lennon's handwritten lyrics for 'Give Peace A Chance'; the Peter Golding Collection of Rock & Roll Art; guitars and equipment from the collections of Gary Moore and K.K. Downing; personal items from the family of George Harrison; and David Bowie's costume from the video for 'Ashes To Ashes'.