The Fender Stratocaster that's going on sale next month and may fetch $500,000 because experts say it was played by Bob Dylan when he "went electric" at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival.
November 1, 2013 There's reason to get excited if you're a fan: The guitar that some experts say Bob Dylan played when he went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival is to be sold in December. It's one of the most famous instruments in rock 'n' roll history.
One of the 400 engraved images in the Audubon set: a Common American Swan.
January 20, 2012 Christie's New York today auctioned off a rare set of John James Audubon's Birds of America. It didn't come close to the record $11.5 million paid for another full set of the books in 2010. But it was still a hefty price.
January 19, 2012 In 2010, a set fetched $11.5 million. At Friday's sale, it's expected that someone will bid even more. The four volumes were created between 1827 and 1838.
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