Prince’s personal items will go on Auction in Boston

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Watch the Shoes with “love symbol”, his handwritten lyrics The draft of “I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man”and other gifts .

According with The RR Auction house, and Rolling Stones, from February 8th to the 15th. Items include personal effects the artist left with some of his close friends. One of the interesting items is a draft of the lyrics to Sign ‘O’ the Times’ “I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man” that the artist wrote out on “Prince”-watermarked paper; they contain an alternate version of the chorus. (The lyrics are estimated to go for $10,000.).

Later on this spring Join Julien’s in New York City at the Hard Rock Cafe on May 18th, 2018 for an unprecedented MUSIC ICONS 2018 event. Julien’s will pay tribute to one of the greatest music legends of all time by featuring an exclusive collection of Prince’s signature wardrobe, memorabilia and more. Coming off achieving the world record for the highest price ever paid ($700,000) for a Prince guitar in November, 2017, Julien’s will once again feature the property of this extraordinary recording artist.

Highlights include a Schecter “White Cloud” electric guitar commissioned by Prince in 2002 and styled as the same guitar first made known in the 1984 classic Purple Rain, designed by Dave Rusan and gifted to a Paisley Park employee (estimate: $20,000-$30,000); a custom electric blue ensemble won on stage in a 1999 performance at Paisley Park with Lenny Kravitz (estimate: $40,000-$50,000); Prince’s two piece Devoré costume worn in his role as Christopher Tracy in the 1986 film Under the Cherry Moon (estimate: $10,000-$20,000). (Juliensauction.com)

Other items as Sennheiser microphone, a “love symbol”–branded tambourine and watch, a purple piano and custom-made boots. The shoes  according to an auction listing and are expected to go for $50,000.Prince’s personally-owned and -worn purple custom-made high-heeled shoes, featuring a black leather interior and purple satin exterior. The zippers on the sides are decorated with large silver ‘love symbol’ charms. The black insoles are stamped “The City Cobbler, Handmade Shoes,” and the rubber soles are marked “Universal Sole, Phillips, Mens.” These boots were clearly extensively worn by the iconic musician—in addition to having been re-soled, they have reinforcement brackets attached between the sole and heel.

 

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