Tuesday, 19 August 2014

How To Place An Absentee Bid.

If you cannot attend the 2014 Annual Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia Auction and want to place absentee bids on any items then the various methods are listed below.

1) Email. 
Send an email to auction@thebeatleshop.co.uk with "Absentee Bids" in the subject line (this helps us sort the messages from everything else in that inbox)
List the lot number and your top bid for each item. We do not take unlimited bids, you must state the amount you are willing to go up to. (See Notes below)
You will be contacted for further details.

2) Fax
Fax to 0113 2779750, (or from the USA 0144113 2779750) with your full name and address, contact number and/or email.
List the lot number and your top bid for each item. We do not take unlimited bids, you must state the amount you are willing to go up to. (See Notes below)

ALL BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO 9.00 BST (8.00 UT) ON SATURDAY MORNING. BIDS RECEIVED AFTER THIS MAY NOT BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT.

Notes
We are required to try and obtain the items for you for the best price possible dependant on bids in the room and other absentee bids on the books.

All bids must be in UK£ not local currency.

You may be asked to secure your absentee bid with credit card details. This does not mean we will take payment via this method. You will be contacted after the auction if you are the winning bidder for payment arrangements, including any shipping costs.

We accept credit cards (subject to a 3% administration charge) and personal cheques (drawn on a UK bank, with bankers guarantee cards within the limit.)

Please note that a buyer’s premium of 17% of the hammer price is payable by the buyer’s of all lots, this premium includes VAT 

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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.

For contact details regarding valuations and questions about the auction click here.

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Additional Lot: Beatles Autographs from Paris

This fabulous set of autographs are going into the 2014 Liverpool Beatles Auction Memorabilia Auction.

Lot 178a Full set of Beatles signatures obtained in Paris, 
France, outside the George V Hotel during the groups stay 
there in January 1964. Comes with detailed letter from vendor 
about how he obtained them that day Estimate £2225-£2500

The letter from the vendor is very detailed and captures the day very well. (See extract below)

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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.

For contact details regarding valuations and questions about the auction click here.

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Monday, 11 August 2014

Early Cavern days Beatles' photograph with copyright up for auction

We've made the news!

Click here to read about the Cavern photograph being sold complete with copyright in our Auction



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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.

For contact details regarding valuations and questions about the auction click here.

All images on this site are watermarked, contact us if you need to see non-watermarked images for press use or when considering whether to bid on an item.

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Withdrawn lot and replacement item

Item 287 as listed in the Auction Catalogue (a modern Pete Best autograph on a repaired Fan Club night Cavern photocard)  has been withdrawn from the sale by the vendor.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

The item has been replaced with the following item -

Liverpool Oratorio Brooch. These were given to members of the Choir by Paul McCartney in 1991 (1) £80­-£100

The pdf file of the Auction items available on this page has been altered to reflect this. However the item was withdrawn after the Auction Catalogues had gone to print.


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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.

For contact details regarding valuations and questions about the auction click here.

All images on this site are watermarked, contact us if you need to see non-watermarked images for press use or when considering whether to bid on an item.

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Wednesday, 6 August 2014

2014 Auction Catalogue to download


The proper page and all other details will be sorted out and posted shortly but for now here is the full list of items in this year's Annual Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia Auction.

Click here to view/download the PDF file 



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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.

For contact details regarding valuations and questions about the auction click here.

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Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Chris Montez and Tommy Roe Handbill and Programme.

This year as the climax to the Beatle Week celebrations Cavern City Tours are presenting Chris Montez and Tommy Roe in a recreation of the legendary tour from 1963 featuring The Beatles.

We have some original items from that very tour up for sale in our Annual Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia Auction which is held just a few days before the recreation of the show in the Cavern Club.

This programme for the concert tour is expected to reach £80-£100 at auction. 

And this rare handbill for the show at the Liverpool Empire Theatre is estimated at £400-£450.




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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.

For contact details regarding valuations and questions about the auction click here.

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Tickets for Beatles at The Floral Hall in Southport 1963.

These tickets are for two separate Beatles concerts at the Floral Hall in Southport in 1963. One dates from 23rd April and the other is from 15th October. This was the last time the band at the venue.

Estimate £150-£200

Estimate £180-£250
The tickets will be sold in our Annual Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia Auction next month.



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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.

For contact details regarding valuations and questions about the auction click here.

All images on this site are watermarked, contact us if you need to see non-watermarked images for press use or when considering whether to bid on an item.

To read our Frequently Asked Questions page click here.

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Cavern Handbill featuring Alexis Korner and The Clayton Squares

Handbill for the Cavern Club Rhythm and Blues Marathon on Sunday 19th July 1964.

This handbill is estimated to sell at around £80-£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.

For contact details regarding valuations and questions about the auction click here.

All images on this site are watermarked, contact us if you need to see non-watermarked images for press use or when considering whether to bid on an item.

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Rock and Roll Legends in New Brighton

The Tower Ballroom in New Brighton played host to lots of music legends.

Up for sale in our Annual Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia Auction are these vintage photographs by Robert Dean of rock and roll legends Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis at the venue.

Jerry Lee Lewis

Little Richard

They are being sold as two separate lots with each lot expected to fetch between £80-£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.

For contact details regarding valuations and questions about the auction click here.

All images on this site are watermarked, contact us if you need to see non-watermarked images for press use or when considering whether to bid on an item.

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Beatles Badges and a Bit of Bus Seat

The annual Liverpool Beatles Auction takes place next month on 23rd August at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts.  Here's a couple of items in the sale.

These two Beatles badges are being sold in one lot with an estimate of £40-£50

This section of seat cover from the Magical Mystery Tour bus is estimated to sell for £40-£50


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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.

For contact details regarding valuations and questions about the auction click here.

All images on this site are watermarked, contact us if you need to see non-watermarked images for press use or when considering whether to bid on an item.

To read our Frequently Asked Questions page click here.

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