1 July 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
GBP 1,800 - GBP 2,200
Two pages from an autograph book, one signed in early 1963 in blue ballpoint pen by Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon and Ringo Starr, additionally inscribed in McCartney's hand Beatles, the reverse signed in blue ballpoint pen by Roy Orbison; the other page signed in blue ballpoint pen by Gerry And The Pacemakers; accompanied by a souvenir concert programme for The Beatles/Roy Orbison, UK tour, 18 May - 9 June, 1963 (3)
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According to the vendor the Beatles and Roy Orbison signatures were obtained during the 1963 Beatles - Roy Orbison Tour.
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