Originally Posted by alflauren
I would think that an auction house's staff would keep you informed if you were specific about what you wanted. This stuff changes hands all of the time, and it's only a matter of time until what you want shows up. Plus, the top houses know who owns what, and can make queries to collectors who might be interested in a sale.
A family acquaintance wanted a Beatles suit, and only waited about a year until one of their suits from an Ed Sullivan appearance showed up. He was told that the suit had already changed hands five times.
Must not have been cheap!
I've already been offered his hobo suit from Easter Parade.
Not quite what I had in mind...