The Rock & Roll Pop Culture Auction November 2020
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Beatles Diana Dors original wax bust used on the "Sgt Pepper's" album cover . The voluptuous figure of the fifties actress and blonde bombshell Diano Dors. The waxwork was one of the few used that was chosen by the Beatles and Peter Blake on the final Sgt. Pepper's album cover shot. The base and arms were removed for exhibit some years ago. The model's make up has been lightly retouched but the hair and the fabric on the bust remain the same. The bust sits on a 12 x 12 x12 square pedestal and total height is 24 inches, The personalities chosen for selection on the album cover were chosen by the Beatles and represented people most admired by them. The chosen array of artists, singers, actors, comedians, teachers, gurus and authors became the subject of much discussion upon the album's release. The wax figure was from the Madame Tussauds wax museum. The waxworks were borrowed for the shoot at Michael Coopers studio on the the 30th March 1967 from Madame Tussauds who are credited on the back of the album. This lot is being sold with no reserve. Comes with a Gotta Have Rock and Roll Certificate of Authenticity.
Beatles Diana Dors Wax Bust Used on the "Sgt. Peppers" Album Cover
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Minimum Bid: $7,000
Final Bid: $9,317
Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
Number of Bids: 3
Auction closed on Saturday, December 5, 2020.
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