Local auction of Waylon Jennings' personal belongings

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By Chloe Nordquist By Chloe Nordquist
By Chloe Nordquist By Chloe Nordquist
By Chloe Nordquist By Chloe Nordquist
By Chloe Nordquist By Chloe Nordquist

PHOENIX -- Guernsey's auction house will be selling many personal belongings of country megastar Waylon Jennings on October 5 at Phoenix's Musical Instrument Museum.

More than 2,000 items will be up for auction including the Ariel Cyclone motorcycle that originally belonged to Buddy Holly.

"This is a wonderful collection coming from Waylon Jennings' family," Arlan Ettinger, President of Guernsey's auction house, said. "Waylon being a man who changed the face of American music, loved by millions, very much a man of the people, and we have treasures not only from him but things that he traded with other iconic individuals."

The collection is being offered by Jessi Colter, Jennings' wife with whom he often shared the stage.

All of the items can be previewed at the Musical Instrument Museum on October 3 and 4 from 10 am to 9 pm.

The live auction will take place in two sessions on Sunday, October 5, beginning at 1 pm. Absentee bidding can be arranged.

The event will bring attention to the care provided at the Phoenix Children's Hospital.

For more information, visit www.guernseys.com/index.html or www.mim.org.