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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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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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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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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

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Beatles Talc Tin

Margo of Mayfair produced tins of Beatles Talc in 1964. The photos show both sides of the same tin (please note there was a difference in lighting)  Once upon a time these were regular items in our Beatles memorabilia auctions but we are seeing less and less of them these days. 



This one is the auction next August and carries an estimate of £150-£175


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Brass Apple

Apple Records handed out brass apple paperweight/trinket boxes to family and friends.

This brass apple will be in our Annual Liverpool Beatles Auction in August and carries an estimate of £800-£1000



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Beatles Lunch Tin

1965 Beatles Lunch tin made by Aladdin Industries Inc. Nashville Tenn. USA.



It's quite unusual to find items that date from 1965 as most of the memorabilia dates from the initial 1964 Beatle boom. 

The estimate on this lunch tin is £150-£200 and it will be sold in our Liverpool Beatles Auction in August. 



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Thursday, 13 March 2014

Pete Best Signed Drum Head


This signed drum head will be sold in our 2014 Liverpool Beatles Auction this August. 
Perfect for displaying either as it is or framed, this item carries an estimate of £50-£60



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Jackie Lomax Autograph

Jackie Lomax signature on a  copy of NME featuring an advert for the Sour Milk Sea single on the cover. 

Estimate - £50-£60
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"Stars of The Cavern" Pens.

These Cavern Club pens from the mid-sixties feature three bands that regularly played at the venue - The Kubas, The Hideaways and The Notions.


They will be sold together in one lot at our 2014 Liverpool Beatles Auction this August. The estimate is £60-£70.


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Cavern Club Membership Card 1963

1963 was the last year that Beatles played at the Cavern, their final appearance being in August.

Estimate £




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John, Paul, George and Jimmie. An unusual set of Autographs.

This set of Beatles autographs features four members of the band, but not the four you may expect. They date from the time that Jimmie Nicol was standing in for an ill Ringo Starr.


Greetings have been added by Jimmie, John and Paul.

Jimmie was with the band for a short time in June 1964 while Ringo was treated for tonsillitis.

This set of autographs will be in the 2014 Liverpool Beatles Auction in August.  The estimate on this lot is £2750-£3250



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Tuesday, 11 March 2014

The 2014 Auction...the story so far!

Items are coming in thick and fast for the 2014 Liverpool Beatles Auction this August, so before there is a barrage of all new posts here is a quick round up of items that have already been covered so far.

Fan Club Christmas Flexi discs 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969.
Beatles Jewellery.
Something New, export copy.
Phillips Studios record sleeve.
Beatles Fan photos.
Signed Parlophone Promotional card.
Birthday Card signed by Mike and Paul McCartney.
St Joan school play programme from Liverpool Institute.
In His Own Write and Spaniard in the Works by John Lennon. Cellarful of Noise by Brian Epstein.
Mersey Beat magazine with McCartney cover.
Concert tickets for Newcastle December 1965 and Hammersmith Odeon January 1965.
Cavern Club Mug and mug decals.
Australian Tour Programme 1964.
Ticket for Last Night of the Cavern Club 1973.
Searchers Handbills.
Handbill for The Beatles at Heswall Jazz Club.
Gerry & The Pacemakers Handbills, tickets and lobby cards.
Handbill for The Beatles at Liverpool Jazz Society (later The Iron Door Club).
Washington Pottery mugs, plate and dish.

Phew! And that's just the stuff we've covered so far! There's more to come.

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Thursday, 6 March 2014

Serving up The Beatles

Washington Pottery items are always popular. They feature regularly in our Annual Liverpool Beatles Auction and usually do very well. They are nice things to start off a collection as they tend to be affordable and look fabulous on display.

The biscuit plate below is complete with the original cup. People sometimes think the plates were for the mugs carrying the familiar blue Beatles transfer, but the proper cup is plain black.

Cup and Biscuit plate - estimate £60-£70

These two candy dishes are being sold together in the same lot. One George, one Paul.
Two candy dishes - estimate £80-£100 (the pair) 

 The items below are all being sold in separate lots in August.
Dish - estimate £40-£45
Cups - estimate £40-£45 each



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Beatles Liverpool Jazz Society Handbill

The Liverpool Jazz Society made their home at 13 Temple Street, it later became The Iron Door Club.

This handbill/flyer was to advertise their lunch time Rock Sessions and special longer rock session featuring The Beatles, Gerry & The Pacemakers and Rory Storm on March 15th.


This rare handbill will be up for sale at our Annual Liverpool Beatles Auction in August. The estimate for this item is £900-£1100



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Gerry and the Ferry.

Gerry and the Pacemakers were the first group to have their first three singles go to number one in the charts.

Before all that they, like so many others, played the clubs and dance hall circuit. The handbills and tickets below are up for sale in our Annual Liverpool Beatles Auction in August.

Handbill and ticket - estimate £60-£70.

Handbill and ticket - estimate £60-£70.
Gerry made a film in the 60s called Ferry 'Cross The Mersey (written by Tony Warren who created Coronation Street) A set of eight lobby cards are going into the auction too. 

Set of lobby cards for Ferry 'Cross The Mersey - estimate £80-£100




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Beatles Heswall Jazz Club Handbill.

This rare handbill for the Beatles at Heswall Jazz Club, 25th September 1962 will be sold at our next Liverpool Beatles Auction to be held in August

Handbills are items that tended to be discarded after the event and this makes them very collectible. 
The estimate on this handbill is £900-£1100



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Searching for the Searchers?

The Beatles became the most famous band from Liverpool but they certainly weren't the only band from the city. There's always interest in the other bands from the time.

These two handbills are for concerts by The Searchers. Both are for events in New Brighton, just across the River Mersey from Liverpool.


They are being offered together in one lot in our next Liverpool Beatles Auction. The estimate is £50-£60.


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