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For Immediate Release AN AUCTION WORTHY OF ITS OWN GRAMMY AWARD – OR PERHAPS AN OSCAR! ARCHIVES OF HOLLYWOOD AND MUSIC AUCTION ANNOUNCED AT KRUSE GWS AUCTIONS Saturday, March 30, 2019 Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Prince, John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, Star Wars, Batman, Lord of the Rings, John F. Kennedy Highlight the Highly Anticipated Auction Event   Los Angeles, California –– March 13, 2019 – Kruse GWS Auctions has announced the “Archives of Hollywood & Music” auction to take place Saturday, March 30, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. PT. The auction marks the first Hollywood and Music memorabilia auction of 2019 and includes a vast array of some of the world’s most legendary musical artist, Hollywood stars and even a former President. From Marilyn Monroe’s dress worn at a press conference announcing her divorce from Joe DiMaggio to John F. Kennedy’s personally owned Grebe Console Radio, the Archives of Hollywood & Music auction will offer over 160 items representing the most memorabilia moments on screen and stage. (photo top left: Elvis Presley gifted watch to his father Vernon, photo right Marilyn Monroe black dress) Kruse GWS Auctions will offer an extensive collection of Elvis Presley personal items, many never sold at auction before. Each piece represents a very personal story of the King of Rock n’ Roll – most notably the Omega 0.50ctw Diamond and Solid 14K yellow gold birthday watch he gave to his father Vernon Presley with an engraved “Happy Birthday Dad.” This watch has never been offered at auction before and represents the strong relationship Elvis had with his father. (photo left: John Lennon crayon drawing) Other Elvis items to be offered include his personalized leather Bible; his personal “TCB” Gold and Silver sunglasses; the original Elvis Presley Memphis-Shelby County Health Department burial permit; the actual racquetball Elvis used the morning of his death; his personal conference room rotary phone from Graceland and many other items including jewelry, clothing, costumes, personal items and even his personal Schick electric razor.                                                                                                                        (photo right: Prince’s shoes) Over a dozen items celebrating the unparalleled musical genius of Prince will also highlight the upcoming auction. Prince’s Custom Black and Aqua Love Symbol shoes; a Prince 2.80ctw Diamond and Solid 14K Yellow Gold Ring; his “Purple Rain” set used long purple lace overcoat and many other items will be offered. The Purple Rain singer’s career spanned decades as well as genres. His untimely death left the music industry in shock and legions of fans worldwide with an undeniable void.  Memorabilia from The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Whitney Houston, John Lennon and more highlight the music section of the auction including very rare early drawings by John Lennon focusing on his fascination with UFOs and including a personal collection of his Sci-Fi related magazines. The drawings date to the 1950s-1960s. (photo left: Star Trek costume) Box office hits and the world of film including memorabilia from “The Terminator;” “Raiders of the Lost Ark;” “Star Trek;” “Star Wars;” “Batman;” “The Godfather;” “Forrest Gump;” and “Lord of the Rings” all have a starring role in the auction.     To register to bid and view the entire catalog please visit: www.gwsauctions.com Hi-res images are available upon request. All photo credits must read Kruse GWS Auctions (photo left: Led Zeppelin band signed cut)   MEDIA IS INVITED TO CONFIRM IN-STUDIO INTERVIEWS AND EXHIBITS OF MEMORABILIA BEING OFFERED AT AUCTION.   ABOUT KRUSE GWS AUCTIONS, INC. GWS Auctions, Inc., are a Los Angeles-based, full-service auction, consignment and real estate company specializing in the sale of entertainment memorabilia, antiques, real estate, jewelry, collectibles and luxury vehicles. Owner Brigitte Kruse is the first woman auctioneer recognized in the Guinness Book of World Records and a member of the Forbes Los Angeles Business Council. GWS Auctions, Inc., offers a wide range of global experience in every phase of the auction business, including research, advertising, inventory management, security services, cataloging and sales. Offering competitive consignment rates with a dedicated team of experts, GWS Auctions, Inc., prides itself on superior auction experiences and services for both buyers and sellers. Previous auctions include an Elvis Presley jet, the first ever runway fashion show auction, legendary entertainment memorabilia featuring Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston, the world's largest abandoned property auction, jewelry and collectibles from royal families and an extensive collection of Dalis, Picassos and Warhols.  Information at www.gwsauctions.com   PRESS CONTACT                         Caroline Galloway M2M PR & Partnerships (440) 591-3807 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.