The Business Post Interview Music Memorabilia Valuation Expert

Posted by on Jan 30, 2018 in Press & Media | No Comments
Music Memorabilia Valuation Expert

Music Memorabilia Valuation Expert The Business Post journalist Elaine O’Regan interviewed music memorabilia valuation expert Laurence Carpenter about his unique job. Here is a link to the interview: https://www.businesspost.ie/business/music-memorabilia-brings-sweet-sound-sales-374164 Excerpt from interview: “Collecting runs in the blood for Laurence Carpenter, the owner of Dublin-based music memorabilia company Pop Icons. “My father used to collect Star Wars […]

The Irish Times Róisín Ingle interviews Music Memorabilia Appraiser

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Press & Media | No Comments
Music Memorabilia Appraiser

Had a great time chatting with Róisín Ingle about my high-end music memorabilia business and life as a music memorabilia appraiser. Here is a link to the interview: https://soundcloud.com/irishtimes-lifestyle/music-memorabilia-dealer-laurence-carpenter Pop Icons founder and managing director Laurence Carpenter has been a passionate collector and dealer of culturally and historically important music memorabilia for over 20 years. Specialising […]

The Irish Times Interview Memorabilia Expert Laurence Carpenter

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Press & Media | No Comments
Memorabilia Expert

The Irish Times journalist Arminta Wallace interviewed music memorabilia expert Laurence Carpenter. Here is a link to the interview: https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/homes-and-property/interiors/dublin-tenements-pop-star-memorabilia-and-cheeky-retro-chairs-1.3195735 Excerpt from interview: “If you fancy owning Lady Gaga’s graffiti corset, the headpiece Beyonce wore in the video for Lemonade, or some signed lithographs by David Bowie, you need to put the dates for the 52nd Irish […]

The Times Interview Music Memorabilia Expert

Posted by on Jan 14, 2018 in Press & Media | No Comments
MUSIC MEMORABILIA EXPERT

The Times journalist Catherine Sanz interviewed music memorabilia expert Laurence Carpenter about his recent ‘Art by David Bowie’ exhibition. Here is a link to the interview: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/sound-and-vision-of-david-bowie-celebrated-at-dublin-gallery-xc5sbnlpv Excerpt from interview: “Paintings and sketches by David Bowie will go on public display for the first time this week at an Irish festival honouring the musician. The ten […]

Paul McCartney owned and played guitar

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Blog | No Comments
Paul McCartney owned and played guitar

The instruments played by the Beatles are as fascinating as their iconic music. A whole generation of musicians has been inspired by Paul McCartney’s guitar line-up. And the reason is not difficult to fathom — the music that ruled the hearts of millions of people came from these very guitars. The world of music was […]

Nicky Bryne Show with Jenny Greene

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Press & Media | No Comments
Music Memorabilia Appraiser

Had a great time chatting with Nicky Byrne and Jenny Greene about my job as a music memorabilia appraiser. Here is a link to the interview: https://soundcloud.com/rte2fm/laurence-carpenter-of-pop-icons Pop Icons founder and managing director Laurence Carpenter has been a passionate collector and dealer of culturally and historically important music memorabilia for over 20 years. Specialising in high-end music […]

Sunday Independent Music Memorabilia Expert

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Press & Media | No Comments
Music Memorabilia expert

  Had a great time chatting with Ciara Dwyer from the Sunday Independent about my job as a music memorabilia expert.  Here is an excerpt from the interview: “I cycle to work every morning. I work in a shared office space in Harold’s Cross. I like having people around me. Before this, I tried working […]

Ryan Tubridy Show

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Press & Media | No Comments

Had a great time chatting with Ryan Tubridy on the Ryan Tubridy Show about high-end music memorabilia and my job as a full time music memorabilia specialist. I brought some rare music memorabilia with me to show Ryan and give the listeners an idea of the types of items I deal in, Madonna Vogue photo […]

Keith Richards owned used guitar

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

As a collector and dealer of rare music memorabilia and I never fail to get excited at the thought of getting my hands on an artist owned and used guitar from one of my favourite artists.  There is something very special about owning a guitar from an artist you admire, it kinda feels like you have […]

Noel Gallagher owned used guitar

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Blog | No Comments
noel gallagher owned used guitar

As a collector and dealer of rare music memorabilia and I never fail to get excited at the thought of getting my hands on an artist owned and used guitar from one of my favourite artists.  There is something very special about owning a guitar from an artist you admire, it kinda feels like you have […]