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Property From The Estate of Ronnie Dio

Join Julien’s Auctions as we pay tribute to one of the most influential heavy metal heroes and forefathers of head–banging music with PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF RONNIE JAMES DIO, live at The Hard Rock Café in New York on Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15 and online at JuliensLive.com.

Highlights of the auction will feature items from the legendary singer’s stellar career with iconic bands Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Dio including; several pieces of original album artwork including the acrylic painting by Barry Jackson used as the cover for the 1984 Dio album The Last in Line (estimate $20,000–$30,000); his pair of moon and stars patchwork jeans worn extensively on stage with Rainbow (estimate $2,000–$4,000); Dio’s custom made violet suede vest with tails and red leather shin guards worn on stage and in promotional photographs for the 1985 Sacred Heart Tour (estimate $2,000–$4,000); a personalized Black Sabbath hooded velour robe from the 1981 Mob Rules tour worn regularly back stage (estimate $1,000–$2,000); Dio’s personal rolling wardrobe case (estimate $800–$1,200); some of the most ambitious and spectacular stage design rock has ever seen with props such as a monumental animatronic sphinx on plinth base from the 1984 The Last In Line tour (estimate $2,000–4,000) and a massive animatronic dragon’s head from the 1985 Sacred Heart tour (estimate $3,000–5,000); an array of Dio’s studio and stage used instruments and gear such as a custom Charvel guitar featuring a one–of–a–kind wizard paint motif (estimate $3,000–$5,000); a 1978 "Gold" record award commemorating Australian sales of the Rainbow album Rising (estimate $600–$800) and a 1978 "Gold" record award for the album Rainbow: On Stage (estimate $600–$800) and much more.

JULIEN’S AUCTIONS PUBLIC EXHIBITION &
LIVE AUCTION LOCATION

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe New York
1501 Broadway – Times Square
New York,
New York 10036

JULIEN’S AUCTIONS NEW YORK PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Monday, September 10th, 2018 – Thursday, September 13th, 2018
Daily: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT
Free to the Public

LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTION
Friday, September 14th, 2018
Session I: 1:00 p.m. EDT

Saturday, September 15th, 2018
Session II: 10:00 a.m. EDT
Session III: 1:00 p.m. EDT

For inquiries, please email info@juliensauctions.com or call 310-836-1818.

Registering to Bid
Registration is required to bid in this online auction and can be done in person at the exhibition, or online before the sale at the JuliensAuctions.com Registration page to bid by phone, proxy or in person, or online at JuliensLive.com to bid live online, or by calling (310) 836-1818.

Placing Bids
There are four ways to bid in this sale:

  1. Bid through Julien’s Auctions Online Live in Real Time at JuliensLive.com.
  2. Bid over the telephone through an auction house representative.
  3. Submit a bid in person at the Hard Rock Café.
  4. Enter Absentee bids. Absentee bid forms are included in the back of each catalogue, and are also available by calling Julien’s Auctions at (310) 836-1818 or online at our Register to Bid page.
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