Thursday, 3 April 2014

Rare Fan Club Advertising Poster

I don't really know what to write about this item. I don't think we've ever sold anything like this before.

Back in the days before the official Beatles Fan Club was formed three girls from St Helens started one up and they would take this notice with them to any gigs to advertise it. This included trips to the Cavern Club and other local concerts.

Details of how the fan club came in to being (including Bob Wooler's part in the tale) and comments from the girls can be found in Mark Lewisohn's book Tune In on pages 489 -491.



It's never easy to place a value on something that is so obviously a one-off item, but the current estimate on this notice is £250-£300. It will be sold in our Annual Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia auction in August and will be a great addition to someone's collection.


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The 2014 Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia Auction takes place on 23rd August 2014 at the Paul McCartney Auditorium at The Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts. Items are being taken in for this year's event at The Beatles Shop on Mathew Street. Please check the contact page for details of how to get in touch with us regarding valuations of any items you may have and the availability of our valuer. All valuations are free.

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Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Brian Epstein Autograph

This Beatles promotional card has a printed Ringo Starr autograph on it, which would make it unremarkable. However is also has the signature of the Beatles manager, Brian Epstein, on it in pencil.

There's currently lots of interest in Epstein due to the play about to open in the West End and the Dark Horse Comics Graphic Novel.

This item carries an estimate of £550-£600.


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The 2014 Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia Auction takes place on 23rd August 2014 at the Paul McCartney Auditorium at The Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts. Items are being taken in for this year's event at The Beatles Shop on Mathew Street. Please check the contact page for details of how to get in touch with us regarding valuations of any items you may have and the availability of our valuer. All valuations are free.

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Rory Storm Items

Rory Storm was the master showman of the early Mersey Beat scene. Before he joined the Beatles, Ringo Starr was the drummer for Rory's band, The Hurricanes.

This business card features all of Rory's contact details on one side while the reverse lists various talent shows where they were finalists or winners.


The estimate on this business card is £200-£250 and it will be up for sale in our Liverpool Beatles Auction this August. 

Also in this year's auction is this promotional photo card of Rory Storm. The front features a printed signature and phone number, and it is actually signed on the reverse by Rory and dedicated to Bill.




The estimate on this autograph is £100-£120





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The 2014 Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia Auction takes place on 23rd August 2014 at the Paul McCartney Auditorium at The Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts. Items are being taken in for this year's event at The Beatles Shop on Mathew Street. Please check the contact page for details of how to get in touch with us regarding valuations of any items you may have and the availability of our valuer. All valuations are free.

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Pete Best Four Autographs

After leaving the Beatles Pete Best continued to play (in fact he's still out there playing) and formed a band called the Pete Best Four.

This full set of autographs from the band will be in out 2014 Liverpool Beatles Auction next August.

Estimate £100-£150




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The 2014 Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia Auction takes place on 23rd August 2014 at the Paul McCartney Auditorium at The Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts. Items are being taken in for this year's event at The Beatles Shop on Mathew Street. Please check the contact page for details of how to get in touch with us regarding valuations of any items you may have and the availability of our valuer. All valuations are free.

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Friday, 21 March 2014

Rare Beatles Lilo

Dating from 1964 this Beatles airbed was made by Lilo.
It's yellow with a red back. 




This rare novelty item is going into our Beatles Memorabilia Auction in August this year and has an estimate of £200-£275


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Concert Programme for The Beatles in Great Yarmouth.

This concert programme is for The Beatles' appearance at the ABC in Great Yarmouth on Sunday July 28th 1963.



The estimate for this item is £150-£180.
It will be sold in our auction in August this year.


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The 2014 Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia Auction takes place on 23rd August 2014 at the Paul McCartney Auditorium at The Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts. Items are being taken in for this year's event at The Beatles Shop on Mathew Street. Please check the contact page for details of how to get in touch with us regarding valuations of any items you may have and the availability of our valuer. All valuations are free.

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Unusual Beatles Stratton DialPad Phone Book.

This gold coloured phone book features a black and white photograph of the Beatles in the middle of the dial on the cover. (The dial was to open the pad at the selected page)


It was made by Stratton and comes complete with the original box. 

We estimate that this could fetch £450-£550 when it goes up for sale in our auction in August. 


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The 2014 Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia Auction takes place on 23rd August 2014 at the Paul McCartney Auditorium at The Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts. Items are being taken in for this year's event at The Beatles Shop on Mathew Street. Please check the contact page for details of how to get in touch with us regarding valuations of any items you may have and the availability of our valuer. All valuations are free.

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Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Letter About The Beatles at Lewis's 527 Club, Liverpool

You may recall that in the 2013 Liverpool Beatles Auction we had a rare ticket for the Beatles appearing at Lewis's Department Store in Liverpool. The ticket sold for £3550.

This letter to members of the 527 Club dated 16th November 1962 mentions that very event.



There is even a hand written amendment to the price of the tickets from 4 shillings to 3/6!

The letter is going to be one of the lots in our 2014 event and carries an estimate £75-£100.


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The 2014 Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia Auction takes place on 23rd August 2014 at the Paul McCartney Auditorium at The Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts. Items are being taken in for this year's event at The Beatles Shop on Mathew Street. Please check the contact page for details of how to get in touch with us regarding valuations of any items you may have and the availability of our valuer. All valuations are free.

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Friday, 14 March 2014

A Christmas Card from Maureen and Ringo

Up for sale in our next Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia Auction in August is this Christmas Card from Ringo and Maureen. It was written by Maureen and features a message "To Freda, the greatest New Year, lots of love from Maureen and Richie xxxxx" 


The estimate on this item is £250-£300.



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Ticket for A Hard Day's Night in Michigan

A complete ticket for a viewing of the film A Hard Day's Night in Marquette, Michigan, USA.

Estimate - £40-£50

The 2014 Liverpool Beatles MemorabiliaAuction takes place on 23rd August 2014 at the Paul McCartney Auditorium at The Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts. Items are being taken in for this year's event at The Beatles Shop on Mathew Street. Please check the contact page for details of how to get in touch with us regarding valuations of any items you may have and the availability of our valuer.  All valuations are free.


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