Fleetwood Mac Auction: Mick Fleetwood’s Hanging Balls & More
Fleetwood Mac memorabilia including Mick Fleetwood’s hanging balls from the Rumours album cover is set to be auctioned in early December. A portion of the proceeds will benefit MusiCares
Julien’s Auctions are to host an auction of the personal items of Fleetwood Mac members John McVie, Christine McVie and Mick Fleetwood. The collection represents over 50 years of stage-played instruments, wardrobe, touring gear, memorabilia, jewellery, furniture, and more. It will take place in Beverley Hills on 3 and 4 December and will be available to stream online at julienslive.com.
Highlights from Mick Fleetwood’s collection include…
The Rumours stage-and album cover-worn hanging balls and signed art print.
An iconic stage-played talking drum.
A 40-inch stage-played Zildjian Traditional Gong.
A Bare Trees RIAA “Gold” Record Award.
A Bill Clinton signed drumhead and farewell concert setlist.
A vintage 1967 Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac debut “7th Annual Jazz and Blues Festival Windsor” poster.
A studio-played DW Collector’s Series Rumours snare drum.
A black felt crow top hat custom-made for Stevie Nicks by Mick Fleetwood with two attached taxidermy crows featuring a wide black ribbon hat band.
A 1998 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Award.
A stage-worn ensemble worn by Mick Fleetwood on various tour stops.
Highlights from Christine McVie’s collection include…
A Rumours photo-matched album cover-worn dress.
A 60s stage-played, chopped, and customized touring Hammond B-3 Organ.
A stage-played Yamaha C3 Baby Grand piano.
A Yamaha E3 Series Disklavier electric piano with custom “Christine F*cking McVie” slipcover.
A 1969 Christine Perfect Melody Maker “Pop Poll Awards Top Singer” award.
A circa 60s stage-used Hammond Leslie Rotary Speaker.
A stage-and event-worn navy and green polka dot Thea Porter dress.
An American Video Award for Gypsy
A black Four Seasons of London hooded coat.
A stage-played Weltmeister LM-25-12 Bandmaster Accordion.
A rust-colored, Velvet Blazer worn by Christine McVie to the 1998 Brit Awards.
A black velvet biker-style “Songbird” patch jacket ensemble stage-worn by Christine McVie during a live concert performance at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
A pair of black, lace-up Zadig & Voltaire combat boots worn by Christine McVie to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center on March 29th, 2019 and throughout the 2018/2019 Fleetwood Mac Tour.
A 2018-2019 “An Evening with Fleetwood Mac” dressing room road case with portable Yamaha Keyboard and accessories.
A 2018-2019 “An Evening with Fleetwood Mac” tour traveling vanity case.
Highlights from John McVie’s collection include…
A 1976 Rumours photo-matched Custom Alembic “Continuously Fretted” Stainless Steel fingerboard electric bass guitar.
A 1976 prototype Alembic Series 1 graphite neck through electric bass guitar.
A Peter Green-gifted 1962 Fender VI six-string electric bass guitar.
A Royal Albert Hall stage-plated 1960 Fender Precision electric bass guitar.
A Stevie Nicks-gifted surfboard.
A 1953 First-Year Gibson EB1 Violin Body electric bass guitar.
A 1965 Hofner Club electric bass guitar acquired by John McVie during the Peter Green era of Fleetwood Mac.
A Rare 1970 First-Year Fretless Fender Precision electric bass guitar.
A Songbird Stage-Played Photo-Matched Ernie Ball Earthwood acoustic bass guitar.
A black Little Lies music video-played video-matched 80s Kramer Ferrington Electroacoustic bass guitar.