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Monday, December 1, 2008

rock's rarest artifacts

Some of the most expensive artifacts in Rock via Rolling Stone Magazine including The Lonely Hearts Drum Cover..

The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Drum Cover
Value: $945,000
Current Owner: Anonymous collector, U.K.

The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover is perhaps the most widely recognizable of all time. The infamous bass drum cover — the centerpiece of the artwork — sold for nearly $1 million last July at Christie's in London. An anonymous bidder bought the hand-painted bass skin for $945,000, which was four times the original estimate. The cover was designed by Sir Peter Blake in 1967.

For the full rundown, check it out here.