Sandyhook Auction: Rush Items Generate Most Bids

One of Neil’s used drumheads and a signed 8×10 glossy Rush print generated the most bids of all items auctioned off to raise money for victims of the Sandyhook shootings.

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The drumhead, signed by Neil and which came with a pair of sticks, attracted 28 bids and sold for $2,500, raising the third highest amount of any auction item. The bidding started at $80 and escalated to more than $1,000 after just half an hour. Click the image to the right to see the bid history. drum-bid

The band glossy attracted 25 bids and sold for $1,000.

The highest bid item was a Blink 182 autographed “Mark Hoppus Signature Bass,” which sold for $8,000 after 16 bids. The second highest was a Jack Johnson autographed KoAloha Ukulele, which sold for $2,800 after 14 bids.

Other big items were an Eagles autographed guitar for $2,100 after 6 bids, an Eddie Vedder autographed tour poster for $1,800 after 20 bids, a Colbie Caillat autographed guitar for $1,050 after 11 bids, and a guitar signed by the members of 3 Doors Down for $1,000 after 7 bids.

There were about 100 items in all. Among the other artists represented were Elton John, John Mayer, Owl City, fun., Soundgarden, Alison Krause, Jack White, Jewel, and One Direction.

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It looks like the Music for Newtown auction raised roughly $30,000 for victims of the Sandyhook shootings. The sponsor was Republic Records and the charity worked with United Way of Western Connecticut. Learn more.

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~ by rvkeeper on March 30, 2013.

One Response to “Sandyhook Auction: Rush Items Generate Most Bids”

  1. I love this band… always have…since I was 12.

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