Welcome to CooperOwen, The World’s No. 1 Auction House for Entertainment and Music Memorabilia.
CooperOwen was formed in 2001 by Mick Fleetwood of The Fleetwood Mac phenomenon. The company was then known as Fleetwood Owen. The Grand Celebrity Opening was held at Harrod’s in London.
The venue for live auctions were held at the famous Hard Rock Cafe, London attracting a massive celebrity audience and status.
CooperOwen made global news by setting a world record price for the sell of the famous John Lennon’s Imagine “White Piano” to Music Icon George Michael.
CooperOwen Plc held the Music Legends Gala Auction in July 2005 at the Hippodrome, Leicester Square, London. The John Lennon Collection set new world records and CooperOwen became a global media caterpillar.
At our launch auction in July 2005 we shattered the World record for the Beatles lyric “All You Need Is Love”, which fetched £690,000 ($1.25m).
Our second successful auction was held at Madame Tussauds featuring props from the Sgt Pepper album cover. The waxwork Beatles’ heads used on the cover of the album were sold for £95,000 ($150,000).
John Lennon’s School anthology book, which contained art work and stories from his child hood one of which was the famous ‘Walrus’ this great item of rock pop culture memorabilia sold for £126,500.
The Ian James personally owned guitar, friend and school pal to the then young lad Paul McCartney who taught Paul his first ever chords of major significance, which lead to John Lennon’s attention of Paul’s talents to later achieve the phenomena of the ‘Beatles’. This rare and valuable and highly regarded guitar sold for £330,000 at the famous Abby Road Studios last year. CooperOwen was the first commercial auction house to ever venue a public auction at the famous Abbey Road Studios.
CooperOwen Plc were scheduled to float on the AIM Stock Exchange. Before float CooperOwen was valued at £6 million. The float was postponed due to company reorganization. CooperOwen Plc ended in 2007 and was continued as CooperOwen by Louise B. Cooper who has dedicated herself to bring CooperOwen into the new Millennium and is the Sole Owner & Managing Director.
In 2008 CooperOwen venued a live 3 day auction and Music Concert at the world renowned Royal Ascot Race Course in England where a Star Studded music Concert was filmed and greatly received. Amongst guess performers supporting CooperOwen’s Event, appropriately called ‘The Gathering’ Denny Laine, Jessie J, Blue Bishops, Jnay, many other artists. Simply Marvellous.
Louise Cooper wanted to demonstrate that live auctions need not be a quiet tedious, stuffy affair.
The 3 day event contributed support to Louise’s chosen charity S.E.N.S.E that supports deaf and blind children throughout the U.K.
CooperOwen is simply the Worlds Number 1 entertainment Auction House providing the Best Platform for both Buyers and Sellers throughout the World of only the very very best Music/ Media Heritage. CooperOwen has recently launched their own App in association to itunes and available at the App store. Bringing CooperOwen into the high tech virtual world 2016.. Louise has introduced ‘Exclusive to CooperOwen’ a ‘No sell No fee’ service that allows clients to keep possession of their precious Collectables and avoid dreaded storage fee’s that are normally charged despite a successful sale or not.