Dress worn by Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie sold at auction for $56K
A portion of the auction proceeds will benefit MusiCares, who honored Fleetwood Mac in 2018 as the organization’s Person of the Year.
By Dean Murray via SWNS
A maxi dress worn by Christine McVie on the sleeve of Fleetwood Mac's bestselling Rumours album sold at auction for $56,250 - in a sale of the late singer's belongings.
Beverley Hills-based Julien's Auctions held the “Fleetwood Mac: Property From The Lives And Careers Of Christine Mcvie, John Mcvie And Mick Fleetwood,” sale over the weekend.
It featured over 800 lots from the three iconic members of the legendary band.
The exclusive collection was sold in front of a live audience in Beverly Hills and online with thousands of bidders and collectors from around the world participating online.
A portion of the auction proceeds will benefit MusiCares, who honored Fleetwood Mac in 2018 as the organization’s Person of the Year, to support the charity’s work providing critical services to underserved members of the music community.
A Julien's Auction spokesperson said: "An emotional moment of the auction was the sale of the collection of Christine McVie, who passed away three days before the event took place.
"The auction and catalog of her most personal and professional items organized by McVie and her team with Julien’s a year ago represented the Songbird’s lifetime of great performances, recordings and songs as a member of one of the best-selling groups of all time, Fleetwood Mac, and as a legendary solo artist."
Highlights included: McVie's vintage Rumours Album cover worn maxi dress sold for $56,250.
McVie’s Iconic Instruments including her Leslie Rotary Speaker and Microphones sold for $37,500, thirty-seven times its original estimate; touring Hammond B3 Organ, marked No. 1 Sold for $28,125, Yamaha E3 Series Disklavier electric five-foot baby grand piano sold for $22,400 and Hammond B3 Organ, stage-played and marked No. 2 Sold for $18,750.
Mick Fleetwood’s iconic Rumours album covers wooden balls sold for $128,000.
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