Beatles memorabilia goes under hammer at online auction

LONDON : Fancy owning a piece of pop history? Sotheby’s is hosting an online auction this month of Beatles memorabilia to mark the 50th anniversary of the British band breaking up.

A staff member with a first pressing of the record 'Love Me Do' signed by all four Beatles at Sotheby's auction house ahead of 'Beatles for Sale' auction in London, Britain September 25, 2020. — Reuters pic
A staff member with a first pressing of the record ‘Love Me Do’ signed by all four Beatles at Sotheby’s auction house ahead of ‘Beatles for Sale’ auction in London, Britain September 25, 2020. — Reuters pic

The sale offers items spanning the band’s entire performing career, including a signed copy of the Fab Four’s first single from 1962, Love Me Do, valued at between £15,000 and £20,000 (RM79,534-RM106,046).

Other items on sale include a pair of John Lennon’s unmistakable glasses, valued at £30,000 to £40,000, and his school detention sheet, estimated to be worth as much as £5,000, which details a record of his misbehaviour as a boy.

A pair of round Windsor spectacles that belonged to John Lennon is seen at Sotheby’s auction house ahead of their ”Beatles for Sale” auction in London, Britain September 25, 2020. REUTERS/JOHN SIBLEY

A 1966 Cartier watch, estimated at up to £25,000, is also up for grabs. It belonged to band manager Brian Epstein, whose death in 1967 is considered a key factor in the eventual separation of the four lads from Liverpool.

REUTERS

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