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Thursday, 9 July 2020

Beatles Auction 2020 - Original Mersey Beat Magazines

First published in 1961 the Mersey Beat newspaper came out every two weeks and covered the local music in Liverpool. 

A number of issues from 1963 are going into our auction this year and are listed below. 

Mersey Beat Vol 2 No 49 June 6th-13th 1963 with Freddie Starr and the Midnighters on front
Estimate £50 - £60

Mersey Beat Vol 2 No 50 June 20th-July4th 1963 with Mark Peters and the Silhouettes on front 
Estimate £50-£60

Mersey Beat Vol 2 No 54 August 15th-29th 1963 with The Beatles on front
Estimate £75-£100

Mersey Beat Vol 3 No 56 September 12th-26th 1963 with The Chants on front

Estimate £50-£60

Mersey Beat Vol 3 No 57 September 26th - October 10th 1963 with The Escorts on front
Estimate £50-£60

Mersey Beat Vol 3 No 58 October 10th - 24th 1963 with Faron's Flamingos on front
Estimate £50-£60

Mersey Beat Vol 3 No 60 November 7th -21st 1963 with Gerry and the Pacemakers on front
Estimate £50-£60

The 2020 Beatles Auction is going to be a little bit different. The event will be taking place online. Full details of the auction site will be posted nearer the event.

If you have any items you would like to be considered for placement in the auction please email us at with the details and photographs.

Please note, the Beatles Shop is not currently open to the public so please do not contact us by telephone and do not send items to us on spec.