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Surprising Bruce of Los Angeles Auction Results

Surprising Bruce of Los Angeles Auction Results

The highlight of the recent sale at Palm Beach Modern Auctions is a lot  comprised of five items from the archives of Bruce Bellas: A red arched seat used as a prop in many of his studio photos, along with four images of models posing on it.

Although the estimate was $1,000 to $2,000, this lot sold for a whopping $14,000. Holy posing strap, Batman! 

 

 

 

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This Week's Auction Highlights 3.3.19

This Week's Auction Highlights 3.3.19

In addition to the items displayed here on Homobilia, we also run weekly auctions on eBay

This week, a rare Colt Studio photo of George O'Mara sold for over $200. 

Keen to stoke the theme of homoeroticism, Morrissey chose this buttock-baring photo for Hand In Glove, The Smiths' first release.   Andy Rourke's Dad wasn't pleased. The bassist said: "He said to me, 'That's a bloke's bum' and I said, 'yeah' but when he asked me why I just didn't have an answer for him."

The 5" x 7” original vintage photo, has a gloss finish and dates to the mid-1970s. 

The sale price: $204.50. See more photos by Jim French, Colt Studios.

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This Week's Auction Highlights 12.31.18

This Week's Auction Highlights 12.31.18

In addition to the items displayed here on Homobilia, we also run weekly auctions on eBay

This week, another stunning photo of handsome bodybuilder Rick Wayne sold for over $200. 

Rick "Mr. Universe" Wayne was a favorite model of French physique photographer Jean Ferrero, who created Studio Ferrero in Nice in 1954. 

The 3 1/2" x 5” original vintage photo, has a gloss finish with a studio stamp on the verso. It likely dates to the mid-1960s. 

The sale price: $213.00. See more photos by Ferrero.

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