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Items belonging to rock icons from Clapton to Presley, Jackson to Cobain are set to go under the hammer soon

Alicia Powell

More than 900 items from some of the world’s biggest music stars, including Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley, Madonna and Michael Jackson, are hitting the auction block in New York this week.

The top lot is an acoustic guitar Clapton owned and played during a 1970 concert in London.

The Martin guitar is expected to fetch $300,000 (about R4,6m) to $500,000 (about R7,6m), said Martin Nolan, executive director of Julien’s Auctions. Bidding on the guitar and other items will take place Friday and Saturday at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York and online...

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