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Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Paul on the cover of Mersey Beat

Paul McCartney features on the cover of this edition of Mersey Beat from August 6th 1964 (Vol 3, No 87)

The issue will be sold at our annual Liverpool Beatles Auction in August and carries an estimate of £30-£40


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In Their Own Write


Original books are popular with collectors and we often have early editions of Beatles books in our annual Liverpool Beatles Auction.

Already in for the sale this coming August are two books written by John Lennon.

In His Own Write - 3rd Edition (1964) and A Spaniard In The Works - 1st Edition (1965) 






They are being sold together in one lot and carry an estimate of £80-£90.


Also for sale in August is this first edition hardback copy of Brian Epstein's book A Cellarful of Noise.



This has an estimate of £30-£40.


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Thursday, 16 January 2014

Concert Tickets

Beatles Concert tickets were, more often than not, discarded at the time, making them desirable among collectors.

Tickets were often collected at the door of venues, or the stubs were thrown away after the concert as they were no longer needed.

Over the years we have sold some very rare examples of Beatles concert tickets in our annual Liverpool Beatles Auction. Three of the rarest are shown below with the prices they reached.

This ticket for the Beatles last performance at the Cavern Club sold for £7400 in 2012
The Beatles played at a staff dance in Lewis's Department store in Liverpool. This ticket for the dance sold for £3550 in 2013

This unused ticket for a concert on the Royal Iris Mersey Ferry sold for £2000 in 2010

Even tickets for ordinary Beatles concerts have a value to collectors.
These tickets for shows at the Liverpool Empire in 1963 were auctioned in 2011. The Tommy Roe/Chris Montez ticket sold for £240 and the other two reached £220 each.


If you have any concert memorabilia - tickets, handbills, programmes - that you would like valuing please feel free to get in touch. The link to our contact details is below. Valuations are completely free.



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Tuesday, 7 January 2014

The Play's The Thing!

While at the Liverpool Institute, Paul McCartney appeared in the 1960 school production of Saint Joan, written by George Bernard Shaw and first performed in 1923, just three years after the canonisation of Joan of Arc.

Paul played the part of an Assessor and further up the bill, playing Richard De Beauchamp, was future newsreader Peter Sissons.

The play was directed by the Head of English at the Institute, Alan "Dusty" Durband who would but modern spins on the productions to help get the students more interested in the work. A few years later he would one of the driving forces behind the foundation of Liverpool's legendary Everyman Theatre.

The programme for the Liverpool Institute production of Saint Joan is going into our annual Liverpool Beatles Auction this coming August and is expected to fetch between £450-£550.







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