Manuscript of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born to Run’ Sold for $197,000 at Auction
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 12.05.2013
The notes feature unpublished lyrics…
Auction house Sotheby's has reportedly sold a hand-written manuscript for Bruce Springsteen's 1975 hit "Born to Run" for $197,000 on Thursday (December 5).
The document was previously a part of the collection of Springsteen's former manager, Mike Appel. The identity of the seller and buyer were not revealed. The buyer bid via telephone.
The document features unpublished lyrics that Springsteen wrote in 1974 in Long Branch, New Jersey. It had a pre-sale estimate of $70,000 to $100,000.
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