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THE BEATLES | US souvenir tour booklet, signed by all four, August 1965

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 GBP

THE BEATLES | US souvenir tour booklet, signed by all four, August 1965

THE BEATLES | US souvenir tour booklet, signed by all four, August 1965

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 GBP

Lot sold:

8,820

GBP

THE BEATLES

BEATLES (U.S.A.) LTD. NEW YORK: SOUVENIR PUBLISHING AND DISTRIBUTING CO., 1965.


SIGNED BY ALL FOUR BEATLES IN BLACK BALLPOINT ON UPPER COVER, 305 x 305 mm, 28 pages, photographs of the band by Robert Freeman and facsimile signatures, original pictorial wrappers

[with:] Frank Caiazzo, letter of authenticity, 6 December 2018


This souvenir booklet was sold for $1.25 during the Beatles's second US tour, 15-31 August 1965. The tour opened with their largest ever live concert, to an audience of 55,000 at New York's Shea Stadium, and closed in San Francisco. The highlight for the band came on 27 August when, on one of their few nights off, they met Elvis Presley at his home in Bel Air.


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Portions of black border of covers infilled; corners creased; tape marks to inside upper cover; some internal discolouration; small internal tear


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