Description

    Steve Schiff/Simple Minds - Collection of Memorabilia Related to "Don't You (Forget About Me)" from The Breakfast Club Motion Picture Soundtrack (1985). "Don't You (Forget About Me)" is one of the most beloved songs from any film, and was written by noted songwriters/producers Steve Schiff and Ken Forsey. Recorded for the film by English Pop/New Wave group Simple Minds, it soared to the top of the charts and into the collective consciousness of pop-culture, where the song has remained for decades.

    Here is a fantastic collection of memorabilia - unlike any to be found anywhere else - relating to the timeless song, including: 1. a vintage Oberheim OB-8 synthesizer, serial number 025002, built in 1982, used in writing "Don't You (Forget About Me)", autographed on the keyboard's internal parts by Schiff, and accompanied by two instruction manuals and the power cord, measuring approximately 40" x 21" x 7"; 2. handwritten lyrics to the classic song, written during composition and penned in the songwriters' hands, framed to an overall 11" x 14"; 3. an RIAA gold record sales award for The Breakfast Club original motion picture soundtrack, presented to songwriter Steve Schiff in celebration of a half-million copies sold, framed to an overall 17" x 21" and autographed on the verso by Schiff in silver paint. 4. a letter from BMI certifying Million-Performance Status of "Don't You (Forget About Me)". All items in Very Good condition, showing light to moderate wear. COA from Heritage Auctions.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Requires 3rd Party Shipping (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 441

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 October 27 Domain Names Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This is the most impressive book I have ever seen!
    Daniel R.,
    Rockville, MD
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,640,153