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Extreme Makeover Home Edition’s Ty Pennington To Conduct Auction For ABC TV Pilot

April 14, 2011 12:30 PM by Candace Young

Ty Pennington of Extreme Makeover Home Edition is set to take on a new challenge for ABC Television. Ty will be conducting an made-for-TV auction event which is a pilot project for the network. Read on to hear about the very special items to be auctioned off…

On Saturday April 16, Ty Pennington will join Heritage Auctions in a special auction event which will be held aboard the Queen Mary. Cineflex will produce the project which will be a pilot for ABC.

According to artdaily.org, the auction will feature some exceptional items chosen for their rarity, value, and the uniqueness of the story associated with them.

Among the items that will be up for auction on Saturday is a 1968 Shelby GT convertible (in conjunction with the Carroll Shelby Children’s Foundation), a Louis Vuitton wardrobe trunk from 1910,  six silver tablespoons made by Paul Revere, a near mint copy of  Spider Man #1 from the Gary Dahlberg collection as well as other rare comic books, a Les Paul owned 9/11 themed Les Paul guitar (which will be sold to benefit Cystic Fibrosis research), an Elvis Presley owned diamond ring that had belonged to a former girlfriend, unpublished photographs of Marilyn Monroe, a singular, signed copy of The Warren Commission Report, and more.

Also being auctioned is the 1924 Gibson acoustic guitar originally used for Farm Aid and autographed by Neil Young, Carlene Carter, June Carter Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Rickie Lee Jones, Carol King, Kenny Rogers, Arlo Guthrie, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Hoyt Axton, John Fogerty, Sissy Spacek, Carl Wilson, BB King, Roger McGuinn, Roger Miller, Charlie Daniels, John Cougar Mellencamp, Eddie Van Halen and Loretta Lynn, Waylon Jennings, Billy Joel, Joni Mitchell, Charles Hail ’85, Randy Neuman, Tom Petty, Don Henley, “The Beach Boys”, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnson, Johnny Cash, Daryll Hall and Glenn Campbell.

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