Omega Auctions

Omega Auctions is a specialist auction house focusing on music and entertainment memorabilia as well as vinyl records.

It was set up in 2010 by Karen and Paul Fairweather. The firm’s main office and saleroom is in Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside, but it also has a separate London office near Heathrow.


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Bowie lyrics make a stellar result in Merseyside sale

02 January 2024

The music memorabilia sale at Omega (28.8% buyer’s premium inc VAT) on November 29 included the handwritten lyrics to two tracks on David Bowie’s 1972 classic The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.

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Pick of the week: Support band turned out to be The Sex Pistols

01 May 2023

This rare rock and pop poster advertises a performance by ‘Bazooka Joe’ with ‘Support Band’ at the common room of St Martin’s Art School on November 6, 1975. Entrance was 50p.

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Starman soars to an astronomical six figures at auction

03 October 2022

Generating a hammer price of £165,000, the star attraction in Omega’s auction on September 27 was pretty obvious.

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Punk poster dumped on the floor had a lucrative future

23 May 2022

This original concert poster advertises the second of two now legendary punk rock concerts in Manchester in the summer of 1976.

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David Bowie’s rejected debut album tracks sell for double estimate figure at Merseyside auction

24 May 2019

Tracks recorded by David Bowie for his 1967 debut album that were later rejected have been sold at auction for a hammer price of £16,000.

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McCartney’s English school book sells for £39,000 at auction in Merseyside

27 March 2019

The English Literature school book of The Beatles’ Sir Paul McCartney has been bought at auction for £39,000.

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Omega Auctions withdraws Eleanor Rigby score after police contacted in ownership dispute

19 September 2017

Omega Auctions withdrew the sale of an original score for the 1966 Beatles' classic Eleanor Rigby ahead of its auction earlier this month due to a family dispute over ownership.

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Omega Auctions re-catalogues Eleanor Rigby score lot after protest from Beatles producer’s family

03 September 2017

Omega Auctions has revised its catalogue description of a score for the 1966 Beatles classic Eleanor Rigby, for sale on September 11, after a protest from the family of the group’s legendary producer, the late Sir George Martin, that they possessed the original score.

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