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    Sale 5871

    Popular Culture: Rock & Pop

    1 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 64

    The Who

    Price Realised  


    The Who
    A flyer signed in black ballpoint pen by Roger Daltrey, Keith Moon, John Entwistle and Pete Townshend, additionally inscribed by Daltrey Cheers; accompanied by an original two page, typed publicity band biography, a typed copy of the Official Fan Club news letter dated October/November 1968 and two black and white photographs of band members; accompanied by a note from the original vendor detailing the provenance

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    According to the note these autographs were obtained at Mountford Hall, the University of Liverpool where The Who were playing in October 1971. The original vendor who was heavily pregnant at the time, explaines how a member of the stage crew, saw that she was getting crushed at the front of the crowd, took her through the barrier so that she could watch the gig sitting on the side of the stage.

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