The original hand-written lyrics of Wonderwall by Oasis star Noel Gallagher has garnered £46,875 at auction after it went under the hammer on Friday. Propstore’s auction is taking place at the Bafta headquarters in Piccadilly, London, that started on November 3 and will run until November 6.
Noel Gallagher handwritten lyrics racks massive amount
The written lyrics of their hit ballad was likely to be the most popular amongst the other pieces of handwritten lyrics from the Manchester rock band being sold. This included Champagne Supernova, the final track on the band’s second album (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?
The page with the penciled hit song is believed to have been written to help Gallagher during band rehearsals. It has been also noted that more than 1,500 lots, including some 500 music items, are being sold during Propstore’s auction until November 6.
On Friday, Noel Gallagher’s 1962 Epiphone Casino Guitar also went under the hammer and was sold for £56,250.
Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash’s leather jacket, which he wore in the early days of the band and in the music video for their song Paradise City, was also sold on Friday for £34,375.
An autographed ticket for a Beatles concert also sold for more than double its original estimate at £12,500.
The auction features one of the biggest collections of Oasis memorabilia to have gone to auction in the UK, according to Propstore, including Noel Gallagher’s custom silver sparkle Gibson Les Paul Florentine guitar and Liam Gallagher’s stage-worn parka jacket.
The collection also includes items from Michael Jackson, Sex Pistols, Blur, Rihanna and the Spice Girls, ranging from items of clothing to signed posters.
David Bowie’s spacesuit, which was the defining stylistic motif of his 1980 music video Ashes To Ashes, Whitney Houston’s Queen Of The Night costume from the film The Bodyguard, and a signed gun licence application from Elvis Presley, have also been listed for auction.