Ronnie James Dio Auction – Personal Items/Property to be Auctioned – Julien’s Auctions – Hard Rock Cafe

Personal items and property from the estate of vocalist Ronnie James Dio will be auctioned in September.  The event, hosted by Julien’s Auctions, will take place at The Hard Rock Café in New York on Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15 and online at JuliensLive.com.

Ronnie James Dio

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.

Property From The Estate of Ronnie Dio

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: 10:00 a.m. EDT
Session II: 1:00 p.m. EDT

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

Dio's Suede Vest
Ronnie Dio Wardrobe Case

 

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