May 23, 2024

Elton John is parting methods with a whole bunch of his most prized possessions that have been in his Atlanta residence he offered again in October. 

The gadgets shall be up for on-line bidding in an eight-part collection by Christie’s, an public sale home primarily based in New York Metropolis, beginning Feb. 21, however the preview is already out there.  

From metallic platform boots and uncommon designer watches to electrifying paintings and sculptures, there’s one thing to tickle anybody’s fancy from “The Assortment of Sir Elton John: Goodbye Peachtree Street.”

The treasures are all as distinctive and vivacious because the legendary musician’s larger-than-life persona.

“Not solely did John assemble one of many largest personal collections of images on the planet, however his in depth collections additionally vary from Nineteenth-century sculpture and crucifixes to modern artwork glass and Versace silk shirts,” Christie’s mentioned. 

Most of the gadgets pay homage to John’s Rocket Man period, together with costumes from the Seventies that have been loaned out to be recreated for the “Rocketman” movie launched in 2019. There are rocket-shaped cuff hyperlinks and even a pair of silver rocket cocktail shakers. 

A few of John’s signature sun shades are up on the market in addition to a white wardrobe tour trunk and a signed collector’s version of an Elton John-themed pinball machine. 

Lots of of things that adorned his Peachtree Street pad are additionally up on the market, together with numerous lights and furnishings. 

John’s Yamaha grand piano that sat in his lounge and his 1990 Bentley Continental convertible are additionally up on the market. 

The gadgets are anticipated to herald greater than $10 million, Christie’s mentioned. 

John bought his Atlanta duplex in 1991, opting to make it his East Coast residence base partly as a result of his then-romantic associate was dwelling there, Christie’s mentioned. He fell in love with the Georgia metropolis and its tradition, quickly changing into a die-hard Atlanta Braves fan and naming his twenty seventh studio album “Peachtree Street.”

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