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    Sale 5397

    Popular Culture: Rock & Pop Memorabilia

    10 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 253 A

    John Lennon

    Price Realised  

    John Lennon
    A promotional copy of the album Let It Be, 1970, Apple Records from John Lennon's personal collection, the front cover signed and inscribed
    in black ballpoint pen on the front of the gatefold sleeve To Samuel,
    John Lennon
    , annotated with Lennon's self-portrait caricature, the
    top right corner of the gatefold sleeve clipped; accompanied by a
    letter concerning the provenance


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    The Samuel to whom this album was given is the son of a neighbour of
    the Lennons in New York; it was given to him by Lennon in circa
    1977. Yoko became friends with Samuel's mother as her daughter Mimi,
    was a similar age to Sean Lennon. The accompanying letter from Samuel's mother confirms the provenance.

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