10 July 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,750
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
A short-sleeved t-shirt of red cotton, embellished on the chest with a badge of blue cotton embroidered in white cotton with an anchor motif -- worn by Paul McCartney circa 1966; accompanied by a black and white snap-shot of Paul McCartney wearing an identical t-shirt circa 1966 (printed later) -- 10x8in. (25.4x20.3cm.) (2)
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Paul McCartney gave this t-shirt to Ken Douglas, a journalist who worked for WKLO Radio, Louisville, Kentucky and accompanied the Beatles on their 1966 U.S. tour, to be given as a prize for a proposed competition run by the radio station.
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