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Two photos: a vintage cardstock 8 x 10.5 Grand Ole Opry publicity photo of Cowboy Copas, signed in blue ballpoint, "Thanks, Cowboy Copas, WSM"; and a vintage glossy 8 x 10 photo of Hawkshaw Hawkins, signed in blue ballpoint, "Always the Same, Hawkshaw." In very good to fine condition, with rubbing and scratches to the surface of the Copas photo and horizontal lines of crazing to the Hawkins photo…

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Vintage matte-finish 14 x 11 photo of Krupa drumming away, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “Verna and Rolly—Two of the nicest people I’ve ever worked with—hope to see you often—Gene Krupa.” In very good to fine condition, with creasing, a few small edge tears, and clipped corners. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

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Unique present from notable German concert promoter Scumeck Sabottka to longtime Ramones tour manager Monte Melnick: an appealing Wanted-style 8.25 x 11.75 Adios Amigos tour poster promoting a Ramones show at Capitol in Hanover, Germany, on January 30, 1996, listing Rammstein as the special guest, overlain with a gold printed inscription, "To Monte, Gabba, gabba hey, congratulations to show #…

Sold For: $270 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

One-of-a-kind backstage pass, 2.75 x 4, personally made and used by longtime Ramones road manager Monte Melnick, showing the trademark presidential seal encircled with band's name. Housed in the original plastic pouch with pin. In very good condition. From The Monte A. Melnick Ramones Collection.

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DS, one page, 7.75 x 10.5, no date. Financial document concerning taxes for the year ending December 31, 1946, signed twice in ballpoint by Welles. Also includes secretarially signed documents dated 1946 to 1951, including one related to the taxes of Rita Hayworth Welles, one for the taxes of Orson Welles, and three contracts related to the production of the play Around the World. In overall very…

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Hotel California album signed on the front cover in blue felt tip, “Don Henley,” “Don Felder,” “Glenn Frey,” and “Randy Meisner,” and in black felt tip, “Joe Walsh.” In fine condition, with a tape repair to back cover. The record is not included. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from REAL.

Sold For: $4,352 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

Rare The Beatles Show vintage program for performances held at the Odeon Cinema in Southport, England, on August 26– 31, 1963, measures 8 x 10.5, twelve pages, signed on the inside of the front cover above their respective seated images in blue ballpoint pen or ink by George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and John Lennon. The program is also signed inside by Tommy Quickly, Mike Milwa…

Sold For: $16,541 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

Vintage program from the royal world premiere of the Beatles’ second feature film, Help!, held at the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus on July 29, 1965, twenty-eight pages, 8.5 x 11, signed and inscribed on the back cover in black ballpoint, “To Pepy, love, John Lennon,” and in pencil, “Paul McCartney,” “George Harrison,” and “To Pepy, love from,…

Sold For: $5,059 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

Exceptional off-white 4.5 x 3.5 autograph book page signed in red ink by George Harrison, green ink by John Lennon, and in blue ballpoint by Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. Permanently affixed to a slightly larger sheet and in very good condition, with creasing and scuffing. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from REAL. A complete set of circa 1964 Beatles autographs made all the more de…

Sold For: $6,210 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

DS, signed twice by Brian Epstein and Joseph Lockwood, nine pages, 8 x 13, January 26, 1967. EMI Records royalty document with two-page cover letter, in part: “We Warrant That…John Winston Lennon James Paul McCartney George Harrison and Richard Starkey were employed by this Company and that we had the right to supply their services to you for the purposes of making recordings and to s…

Sold For: $9,130 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

With the Beatles album signed circa late 1963 in black ballpoint, “Paul McCartney” and “Ringo Starr.” In good to very good condition, with an old repair to a central tear to the front cover, creasing and tears to edges, scattered surface impressions, and edgewear. The record is included. Pre-certified REAL.

Sold For: $2,231 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

Appealing color limited edition 25.5 x 27.75 lithograph of a 1994 McCartney painting entitled ‘Chief Rug,’ numbered 75/200, signed in pencil by McCartney. Rolled and in fine condition, with creasing to lower corners. Pre-certified REAL.

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TLS signed “John Lennon” and “Yoko Ono,” one page, 8.5 x 11, Capitol Records letterhead, March 9, 1973. Ono writes a letter to Paul Gregg of KOL–FM Radio, in full: “I’ve been wanting to write to thank you for giving me the airtime to talk about my new album, and to thank you for the attention you’ve paid ‘Approximately Infinite Universe’ …

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Typed and hand-annotated letter, unsigned, two pages, 8.25 x 11.75, Bag Productions Inc. letterhead, no date but circa 1971. Draft letter to Paul and Linda McCartney, with Lennon making several corrections in his own hand, in full: “I was reading your letter and wondering what middle aged cranky Beatle fan wrote it. I resisted looking at the last page to find out—I kept thinking who is…

Sold For: $29,843 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

Desirable DS, one page both sides, 8 x 13, October 15, 1968. Memorandum of agreement between Northern Songs Limited and Maclen (Music) Limited, John Lennon, and Paul McCartney, in which the former party will be assigned “the full copyright for all countries of the World for the duration and all extensions” of the “musical work or composition entitled—’Happiness Is A W…

Sold For: $7,349 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

Crisp ballpoint signature, “John Lennon,” on an off-white 2 x 3.25 slip clipped from an autograph book. In fine condition. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from REAL.

Sold For: $2,231 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

Original album booklet included with The Concert for Bangladesh triple-album vinyl box-set, 10.75 x 11.5, sixty-three pages, signed inside in black ballpoint by George Harrison, Ravi Shankar, Alla Rakha, and Billy Preston, who adds “Yours musically.” In very good to fine condition, with scattered creasing and foxing. Box-set not included. Accompanied by a copy of a provenance letter fr…

Sold For: $2,636 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

DS, signed “R. Starkey,” one page, 7 x 8, March 10, 1967. An invoice from Artist’s Car Service in London detailing three trips between March 1 and March 9, totaling £18.5.3. A printed slip from the same company is stapled to the front. In fine condition. During this time the Beatles were in the midst of recording their iconic album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Ban…

Sold For: $429 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

DS, one page both sides, 8.5 x 14, October 19, 1964. Selmur Productions document in which NEMS Enterprises agrees to furnish “the services of Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas…in connection with the rehearsal and broadcast of…Shindig.” Signed at the conclusion in ballpoint by Epstein, and also initialed four times on the attached riders. In fine condition, with riders sta…

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Choice original 1963 two-color 15 x 12 Parlophone Records promotional poster advertising The Beatles, featuring a black-and-white image of the group in their classic collarless suits against a bright orange background. In fine condition. A number of these posters were found in the estate of an EMI Records salesman and all were quickly purchased by collectors who had never encountered them before. …

Sold For: $615 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

Help! (United Artists, 1965). One sheet movie poster (27 x 41). The second feature film made by the Beatles, starring John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. In fine condition.

Sold For: $551 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

Impressive oversized 23 x 24 lenticular display of the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover, framed to an overall size of 27.5 x 28.5. In fine condition. The three-dimensional effect produced by this lenticular print of the famous Beatles album cover makes for a fittingly psychedelic experience. Oversized.

Sold For: $1,755 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

Colorful large format movie ticket for the royal world premiere of The Beatles’ 1965 film Help! at the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus on July 29, 1965, at 8:30 p.m., measuring 5.5 x 4.75, issued for “Stalls Row R, Seat No. 10, 5 gns,” and noting the special attendance of Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, and the Earl of Snowdon. In fine condition. Accompanied by a Var…

Sold For: $1,966 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details

Original unused beige 4 x 1.5 concert ticket for a Beatles performance held at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio, on August 20, 1966, at 8:30 p.m., issued for Box 103, Tier 7, and Seat 4. In fine condition, with some rubbing to the ink. The concert was ultimately postponed until the following day at noon due to heavy rain and the risk of electrocution.

Sold For: $3,066 (w/BP) Auction #488 - November 17, 2016 View Details