Lot 104 - The Beatles Autographed Newspaper
A signed copy of the Liverpool Echo Pop Special "Salute to the Beatles" newspaper
A Liverpool Echo newspaper from February 22/23, 1964, 32 pages in total, measuring 11¼” x 14½”. Autographed on the cover photograph by John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison when they returned to England following their first tour of America.
The band members have signed: “John/Lennon”, “Love to Ann/Paul McCartney” and “George/Harrison/To Annie [illegible]" across the colour cover front page which features illustrations of each band member and a photograph of the group. Worn mid-horizontal fold, not affecting the signatures; some light rubbing on covers; scattered foxing; tears to the spine and edges of the paper. Internally sound. Overall, in very good condition.
The newspaper is accompanied by a pink, 3½” x 4½” blank train dining bill signed by Ringo Starr, in fine condition.
The newspaper includes an insert “The Beatles in America” which features photographs of The Beatles in Central Park, in Washington, D.C. and on Miami Beach, as well as photos showing the band on The Ed Sullivan Show and arriving at London Airport on 22 February, 1964. The insert also includes a full page advert for Sonny Boy Williams’ February 26th performance at The Cavern Club. The lower part of the advert reads “Our Heartiest Congratulations to Liverpool’s Pride and Joy Those Absolutely Marvellous Beatles on their Outstanding Conquest of the U.S.A.!”
This edition of the Liverpool Echo newspaper was either published on the afternoon of February 22 1964 or February 23 1964.
End Date: 2012-05-24 18:30:00