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Darren Julien – President/CEO, Julien’s Auctions

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 8 settembre 2019

New York, NY Monday, September 9, 2019 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. ET Hard Rock Cafe New York, 1501 Broadway-Times Square (Exhibition Dates: September 9-22, 2019 Free to the public: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET daily)
Julien’s Auctions presents an exceptional and massive collection of Walter Becker, the famed Steely Dan co-founder, co-songwriter, bassist, producer and guitarist’s stage-played and recorded guitars as well as amplifiers, speakers, recording gear and ephemera. Highlights of the jazz rock legend’s exhibition and auction include Becker’s original signature model #1 Sadowsky guitar and one of his earlier acquired, stage played and favorite 1993 two color cherry sunburst S Style Sadowsky, a fine hand built early example of a 1936 John D’Angelico Excel model archtop guitar, a rare Senorita S.6 model guitar manufactured briefly in the mid 1930s by Bacon Banjo, a 1957 Fender Duo-Sonic electric, used (or appears) in the liner notes to Steely Dan’s iconic 1977 album Aja, a double cutaway strat-style Hahn model 229 guitar, a converted 1953 Gibson Les Paul guitar used on tour and at sound checks, a 1955 Gibson ES-5 archtop electric guitar and more.
Julien’s Auctions is the world-record breaking auction house. Collaborating with the famous and the exclusive, Julien’s Auctions produces high profile auctions in the film, music, sports and art markets. Julien’s Auctions has received international recognition for its unique and innovative auction events, which attract thousands of collectors, investors, fans and enthusiasts from around the world.

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Burt Reynolds Proves to be as Iconic as his Auction Results at Julien’s Auctions

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 17 dicembre 2014

Crazy Streets of Las VegasLas Vegas, Nevada Julien’s Auctions, the auction house to the stars concluded a whirlwind two-day auction of The Collection of Award Winning Actor Burt Reynolds. The exciting auction event featuring personal effects, career memorabilia, and a museum-caliber fine art collection took place at the Palms Casino Resort Thursday and Friday with bidders from around the world bidding high and bidding often.Burt Reynolds, best known as a leading film star, has had a storied career both on the big and small screen. Aside from his award winning portrayals of some of the world’s most iconic characters in film and television, Reynolds is also a businessman who has owned a football team, a dinner theatre, a working ranch and even a museum.“Burt Reynolds is a legend who is loved all over the world,” said Darren Julien, President& CEO of Julien’s Auctions. “His collection which was full of iconic pieces of career memorabilia and personal items once again proves to be a solid investment with bidders who attended the auction from every corner of the globe this week.”His brilliant acting career spans over six decades beginning with his breakout role on the hit 1960’s CBS-TV show “Gunsmoke” and including his leading roles in the films “The Longest Yard,” “Smokey and the Bandit,” “Stroke Ace,” “Boogie Nights,” “Striptease” and who can forget, “Deliverance.” The auction also showcased Reynold’s fine taste in art with a vast collection of artworks and sculptures from some of the most sought after artists in the world. Bidders from every corner of the globe could not bid fast enough on several items offered from Burt’s legendary career. Highlights of the auction included the “Smokey and the Bandit” Trans Am car which sold for $450,000, Reynolds’ Smokey and the Bandit jacket which sold for $34,375, the canoe made for the movie “Deliverance” sold for $17,500, a pair of “Bandit” Burt Reynolds cowboy boots sold for $20,000, a “Stroker Ace” jacket and promotional shirt sold for $9,375, a “ Smokey and the Bandit” Western shirt sold for $15,625, the Burt Reynolds “Top Box Office Star of the Year” Award sold for $5,312, the “Smokey and the Bandit” Go-Kart sold for $13,750, a Burt Reynolds “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” badge sold for $5,000, Burt Reynolds football trophy sold for $$1,875, a group of Burt Reynolds police badges which sold for $3,750, Burt Reynolds’ license plate sold for $5,937and the Burt Reynolds owned Bobby Goldsboro Hascal Haile guitar sold for $10,000.Other highlights included the 18K Gold Pocket Watch gifted to Burt Reynolds by Sally Field which sold for $13,750, Burt Reynolds’ 1998 Golden Globe Award sold for $21,250, his 1990-1991 Emmy Award sold for $28,125 and his 1983 People’s Choice Award sold for $10,625. Reynolds’ “Longest Yard” film worn helmet sold for $8,125 and a John Wayne inscribed photograph to Burt Reynolds sold $11,250.“Many people know Burt Reynolds as the iconic superstar of film and television but what is equally impressive is his fine taste in art and sculptures,” said Martin Nolan, Executive Director of Julien’s Auctions. “It was such a privilege to spend time with Burt in curating this collection and this auction is an accolade to the world.”
Burt Reynolds art assortment featured an amazing collection of paintings, sketches, sculptures and prints. Reynolds’ eye for American and Western Cowboy related artworks is an extraordinary one. Among the art highlights were the “Big Burt” Bohlin Saddle on stand which sold for $43,750 while a second Bohlin Saddle on stand which was offered sold towards the end of the auction for $46,875, the Harold Shelton “Real Dogs” oil on canvas which sold for $12,500, a Fred Williams “The Duke” oil on canvas featuring Western cowboy film star John Wayne which sold for $8,750, a Thomas Kinkaid “Water’s Edge” oil on canvas which sold for $8,125, a James Hutchinson “My Florida” oil on canvas which sold for $5,937, a Dan Poole “Magic Carpet” oil on canvas which sold for $4,687,
Burt Reynolds remains the quintessential movie star, a legend of both the big and small screen and a romantic leading man whose charm, dashing good looks and perpetual affection for the ladies has earned him an important place in Hollywood history.For those who could not attend or bid in the auction, high glossy collectible Collection of Burt Reynolds Catalogs featuring all of the items offered are available for purchase at
With expertise specializing in entertainment and music memorabilia, Julien’s Auctions has quickly established itself as the auction house to the stars. Julien’s Auctions presents exciting, professionally managed and extremely successful auctions with full color high quality auction catalogues unlike any other auction company and stars in the network primetime television series “Celebrity Home Raiders.” With media coverage spanning the globe and unprecedented marketing support, Julien’s Auctions has become known as the premier entertainment and celebrity memorabilia auction house worldwide. Previous auctions include the collections of Cher, U2, Barbara Streisand, estate of Marilyn Monroe, the estate of Les Paul, Bette Midler and many more.
Palms Casino Resort, heralded as one of Las Vegas’ most sought-after destinations, is an all-encompassing, one-stop experience. Opened in 2001, the boutique property boasts three distinct towers and a diverse mix of bars and restaurants across a 95,000-square-foot casino. Palms is in the midst of a property-wide renovation, having recently renovated its Ivory Tower guestrooms, the newly redesigned Race and Sports Book, the iconic N9NE Steakhouse and suave Ghostbar, recently named “Best Lounge” by Nightclub & Bar Magazine. Other amenities include the popular Fantasy Suites, such as the Hardwood Suite, the only hotel room in the world with its own basketball court, and the Pearl Concert Theater, Las Vegas’ leading concert venue; Nove Italiano; the Michelin-starred Alizé; Iron Chef winner Kerry Simon’s eponymously titled Simon Restaurant & Lounge; Drift Spa & Hammam; Brenden Theatres, a 14-theatre Cineplex; three swimming pool environments, and more than 60,000 square-feet of meeting space. In September 2014, the property introduced Lao Sze Chuan, an authentic Chinese cuisine restaurant by renowned Chicago chef Tony Hu. Palms Casino Resort is located just west of the center of the Las Vegas Strip and I-15 on Flamingo Road and offers free shuttle service to The StripConnect with Palms Casino Resort on Twitter @Palms, on Instagram @PalmsCasinoResort and on Facebook.

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