1 July 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 8,125
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A programme The Variety Club Of Great Britain hosting the Melody Makers Poll Awards Winners' Luncheon, The Savoy, London, Tuesday, 10th September 1963, signed on the back in blue ink by George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and signed and inscribed Beatles, Ringo Starr; additionally signed by Billy J. Kramer, Norman Vaughan and Keith Fordyce; signed by an unknown hand on the front; accompanied by a letter inviting the vendor to the luncheon, dated 3rd July 1963 (2)
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The vendor of this lot worked for John Pollitt Ltd. and was invited to this luncheon, in gratitude for the fundraising this company had done for the Variety Club of Great Britain. This is where he obtained the Beatles autographs.
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The signature on the front has been identified as David Jacobs.