Rare first issue of the Mersey Beat newspaper, headed “Vol. 1, No. 1, July 6–20, 1961, Price Threepence,” six pages, 9.5 x 13, featuring an article by John Lennon about the origin of The Beatles entitled “Being A Short Diversion On The Dubious Origins Of Beatles.” Uniform toning, light chipping to edges, and a couple small tears to top edge, otherwise fine condition. From the collection of Bob Wooler. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Tracks.
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