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    Sale 1912

    Rock And Pop Memorabilia

    30 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 292

    The Beatles

    Price Realised  


    The Beatles
    An Official American League (Cronin) baseball signed on separate panels by all four members of The Beatles including John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, in blue ballpoint pen. A light coat of shellack covers the signatures.

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    The baseball was signed on August 15th, 1966 at D.C. Stadium in Washington D.C., and was obtained by the then-equipment manager for the Washington Senators baseball team. Having full access to the stadium, and knowing how popular the Beatles were, he took all four of his children to meet the group before the show. Each received a signed baseball. One of the baseballs subsequently disappeared in the mid-1970s, and two more were sold over the years. The offered baseball is the last Beatles signed baseball left in the family.