Eleven special Salford Star auction lots are now open for bidding on the website of Charles Taylor Auctioneer (Salford).
The lots include brilliant unique one-off artwork by neo artists Denis Whiteside and Louise Garman, a one-off signed print of Friedrich Engels by Happy Mondays graphic artist, Matt Carroll, a signed limited edition stunning print of Dirty Old Town by Rob Lever, a signed Coronation Street script from 1999, a signed guitar by The Stereophonics, three signed Made In Salford prints by 'the new Lowry, Joe Coffey, two signed photos by Ben Kingsley, vintage tangerine Salford City FC shirts and photos of Salford Red Devils by Gareth Lyons.
The lots are on display at the Salford Star pop-up shop at Salford Precinct (next to Lloyds Bank) today, Saturday, and Sunday, 10am until 5pm, before being taken to Charles Taylor's Salford base near Media City for a public viewing on Wednesday 5th December 1pm-3pm, for the live auction which takes place at Charles Taylor on Thursday 6th December at noon.
The public can attend the live auction and bid in the room as well as online. The auction will also be livestreamed to the Salford Star shop for viewing.
The Salford Star lots are numbered 2000 to 2010 and feature on page nine of the Charles Taylor online catalogue – click here (and scroll until lot 2000 is visible).
For full details of all the lots, how to register and bid, and the premiums payable on top of the hammer price see previous Salford Star article – click here. All proceeds after commissions go to help save the Salford Star.
The Salford Star pop-up shop will display the lots until Sunday afternoon, and from Monday the display changes into the Million Pound Salford Star Auction exhibition – including the Toilet of Broken Salford Promises, A Weekend With The Salford Star (including a night in a dangerously cladded tower block!), Ringo Starr's Brick and a one-off fragment of the now demolished Salford Quays Cranes.
This next auction takes place on Sunday 9th December, live in the shop, when there will also be events throughout the day. Full details to follow.
Meanwhile, the Salford Star shop is also selling a wide range of merchandise, including Salford Star key rings (£2), new Salford Star t-shirts (£8), All Materials of Value Have Been Removed CDs (£5), hoodies (£25), sweatshirts (£20), plus photo prints (from £5), original Salford Star glossy magazines (donation) and bargain old Star t-shirts (£5).
Today, Saturday 1st December, Santa, his reindeer and elves will also be visiting Salford Shopping Centre between 11am and 3pm for free photos and activities - see previous Salford Star article for details - click here