Bob Dylan Leather Jacket up for auction

A very rare leather jacket worn by the legendary Bob Dylan in the 1978 film directed by Martin Scorsese celebrating The Bands’ last ever live performance, and in which Dylan, along with other rock greats such as Van Morrision and Eric Clapton performed has come up for auction at Cameo.

Lot 401 in the upcoming music sale, a leather jacket, labelled ‘Jackson the Tailor’ was donated by Bob Dylan to the Bloodstock Cooperative and comes with a signed letter of authenticity dated July 1994 by the late Rick Dando, vocalist in ‘The Band’. Estimates on this lot range from £5-6000

More information at www.cameo-auctioneers.co.uk.

Also in this exciting sale of over 600 lots is lot 470, a pre-release sleeve for the acclaimed ‘Double Fantasy’ album by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. There is a handwritten dedication on the rear sleeve to New York’s WNEW Radio Station which reads, ‘love John Lennon & Yoko Ono’. The signing took place at Studio One on the 21st November 1980. The sleeve is missing its disc as it was part of the stations collections, the sleeve was retained by Ken Dashow a DJ who later sold it via a New York Dealer. Estimates are £600-800.