GEORGE HARRISON, RINGO STARR | a collection of items relating to motoring, 1967-1969
GEORGE HARRISON, RINGO STARR | a collection of items relating to motoring, 1967-1969
GEORGE HARRISON, RINGO STARR | a collection of items relating to motoring, 1967-1969
GEORGE HARRISON, RINGO STARR | a collection of items relating to motoring, 1967-1969
GEORGE HARRISON, RINGO STARR | a collection of items relating to motoring, 1967-1969
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Property of Alan Herring

GEORGE HARRISON, RINGO STARR | a collection of items relating to motoring, 1967-1969

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Property of Alan Herring

GEORGE HARRISON, RINGO STARR | a collection of items relating to motoring, 1967-1969

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property of Alan Herring

GEORGE HARRISON AND RINGO STARR

A collection of items relating to motoring:


i) AA membership card for R STARKEY ESQ MBE, SIGNED, valid until Nov 68, creasing; ii) Certificate of Motor Insurance for R. STARKEY MBE, 17 October 1968 to 16 October 1969, water damage, creasing, bottom edge lacking; iii) Temporary Certificate of Motor Insurance for R. STARKEY, c/o APPLE CORPS LTD., 28-30 October 1969, for a 1969 Austin Cooper, worn and creasing, water damage; iv) Parking Ticket issued by the Metropolitan Policy [to Ringo Starr] on Savile Row [Apple Offices], 25 April 1969, browning, creasing; v) Yellow Car Parking Pass [for Ringo Starr] at the "Yellow Submarine" World Gala Premiere, London Pavilion, 17 July 1968, folds and creasing, hole in right margin, browning; vi) Apple Corp. Ltd. Lex Group Garage credit card, issued to Ringo Starr, split to middle of card; vii) 'Mini-Ray' red remote control for George Harrison's garage door, by P.C. Henderson Limited, Romford Essex, for the Harrison's family home, Kinfauns, circa 1966-68, screws rusting slightly, worn; viii) Cowhide-backed wooden car valet brush, zipper compartment with screwdriver, cloth and pipette, given to Herring by George Harrison


Alan Herring notes "I acquired the... collection of motoring related material when I was working as chauffeur and personal assistant to George Harrison and Ringo Starr." Each Beatle had a Lex Garage Credit card and Herring recalls that he "used this card to fill up Ringo’s Merc 600, 22 gallons was £6 then". The Yellow Submarine car window paper pass was "placed in the window of Ringo’s mini on the night of the world premiere ... With this pass in place we were able to drive right through central London and park directly in front of the London Pavilion..."


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