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    Sale 5397

    Popular Culture: Rock & Pop Memorabilia

    10 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 154

    The Beatles

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    The Beatles
    Two souvenir programmes for the Royal Performance, Prince of Wales Theatre, London, Monday, 4 November, 1963, one signed on the cover in blue ballpoint pen by Paul McCartney, additionally inscribed Beatles, Ringo Starr, Marlene Dietrich and others; the other signed on the cover by Cilla Black, Anna Neagle, Tommy Cooper and others; accompanied by a black and white photograph of the vendor's family with the Beatles at the time the signatures were acquired -- 8x10in. (20.3x25.4cm.); and a souvenir booklet The Beatles By Royal Command (4)


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    The vendor of this lot was lucky enough to attended the Royal Performances regularly along with other members of her family due to their strong music hall connections. The vendors grandmother, mother and aunte are all present, along with The Beatles, in the accompanying photograph and were well regared music hall performers themselves.

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