Press Archives

Guernsey's welcomes inquiries from the media regarding both past and upcoming events. PDF copies of press releases and links to media coverage of our auctions are available below, sorted by event. Click here to see prices realized for past auctions.

Remembering Waylon

Press Release (August 5, 2014)
Buddy Hollyís Beloved 1958 Ariel Cyclone Motorcycle Press Release (August 20, 2014)
"Guernsey's to host Waylon Jennings auction at MIM" (Arizona Republic, August 5, 2014)
"At a Waylon Jennings Sale: Hankís Boots, Buddyís Bike and Willieís Hair" (NYTimes, August 6, 2014)
"Waylon Jennings Auction Spotlights Outlaws Famous Friends" (, August 6, 2014)
"Waylon Jennings Auction Offers Rare Treasures" (, August 6, 2014)
"2,000 Waylon Jennings Items / Famous Motorcycle to be Auctioned" (Saving Country Music, August 6, 2014)
"Waylon Jennings Auction To Be Held This Fall" (Eagle Country Online, August 6, 2014)
"Willie Nelsonís Hair and Buddy Hollyís Motorcycle Being Auctioned Off" (, August 7, 2014)
"Willie Nelson's hair up for sale" (The Guardian, August 7, 2014)
"Willie Nelson's Braids Up For Auction" (WonderWall, August 7, 2014)
"Waylon Jennings Auction Includes Handwritten Letter to John Lennon, Willie Nelsonís Braids" (, August 7, 2014)
"Waylon Jennings Memorabilia Auction Includes Buddy Holly Motorcycle, Willie Nelson's Hair and Muhammad Ali's Gloves" (Music Times, August 7, 2014)
"Willie Nelson's hair plaits for sale in auction of Waylon Jennings' belongings" (NME, August 7, 2014)
"Willie Nelson's Braids to be Auctioned Off in October" (Paste Magazine, August 7, 2014)
"Waylon Jennings auction items previewed" (San Francisco Chronicle, August 8, 2014)
"Upcoming Waylon Jennings estate auction will feature an actual pair of Willie Nelsonís trademark braids" (Houston Chronicle, August 8, 2014)
"Willie Nelsonís Braids Up for Grabs in Waylon Jennings Auction" (Taste of Country, August 8, 2014)
"Waylon Jennings Memorabilia Set For Auction" (AntiMusic, August 8, 2014)
"Waylon Jennings auction to include Willie Nelson's braids, Hank Williams cowboy boots, John Lennon letter" (Celebrity Cafť, August 8, 2014)

The Artistry of the Guitar

Press Release (April 2 & 3, 2014)
"A Collection of 250 remarkable acoustic guitars goes on the auction block" (The Daily Beast, April 1, 2014)
"1930 Martin guitar to be auctioned in New York City - to tune of $2 Million" (Daily News, April 1, 2014)
"Rock fans amped up for iconic guitar auction" (New York Post, March 30, 2014)
"Guernsey's Artistry of the Guitar Auction Starts April 2" (Robb Report, March 25, 2014)
"Vintage Guitars Strike a Major Chord for Collectors" (Bloomberg TV, March 21, 2014)
"Inside Guernsey's vintage guitar auction" (CNN Money, March 11, 2014)
"'Holy Grail' Guitars to Be Auctioned" (MWN, March 7, 2014)
"Holy grail of guitars among those in NY auction" (Orange County Register, March 7, 2014)
"World's Rarest Guitars Auction" (CNBC, February 26, 2014)
"Vintage Guitar Sale" (New York Times, February 21, 2014)
"Strings attached: Guitar auction expected to rake in big bucks" (Crain's New York, February 20, 2014)

The Naylor Collection

Press Release (July 12, 2007)

The Jacksons

Press Release (April 5, 2007)
"The King of Pop, Up For Sale" (The Today Show, April 5, 2007)

The Dick Clark Collection

Statement from Dick Clark (October 25, 2006)
"Dick Clark Selling Rock 'n' Roll History" (The New York Times, October 25, 2006)

John F. Kennedy: The Robert L. White Collection

Press Release (October 26, 2005)

Orange County Choppers Support Our Troops Auction

Press Release (April 7, 2005)


Press Release (January 20, 2005)
"Pieces of Jazz History Head to Auction Block" (The New York Times, January 20, 2005)

Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

Pre-Auction Press Release
Post-Auction Press Release (October 5, 2004)


Press Release (May 20, 2004)


Press Release (May 10, 2004)
"Titanic Memorabilia to Hit Auction Block" (Good Morning America, May 12, 2004)
"Titanic Auction Gives a Chance to Own History" (MSNBC, May 21, 2004)

Mickey Mantle

Pre-Auction Press Release
Mantle Family Statement
"Mantle's Contracts, HR Balls Among 300 Items in Auction" (CBS Sports, November 10, 2003)
"Mickey Mantle Collection Sold at Auction" (USA Today, December 9, 2003)
"Collectors Go to Garden for Mantle Memorabilia" (The New York Times, December 9, 2003)