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 Item A001:  A Rare Unpublished BEATLES Photograph plus a Rare APPLE RECORDS PROMOTIONAL COMB !!!   Offered is a pair of rare Beatles items:    In 1964 and 1965 The Beatles were on tour and filming A Hard Days Night and HELP!  The photographers that accompanied the band captured these essential moments of history, and some of the photographs were produced as trading cards, or bubble gum cards.  However, a number of their shots were never used and have remained unpublished.  This photograph is one of 20 unpublished images that has been reproduced in a limited edition of 100.  This photograph is number 2 of 100.  Gary Sohmers from Wex Rex Records signed the COA on the backside of this frame back in 1995 certifying the authenticity of this unpublished Beatles color photograph.   The photograph measures approximately 7.5" by 9.5". 

The second piece framed with the above photograph is a rare Apple Records Promotional Comb.  This comb came from the offices of Apple Records, owned by The Beatles, and was given out in 1970 as a promotional item.  When the offices were closed, the employees were given the entire contents to do with as they pleased.  This comb came from ex-Apple employee Chris O'Dell.  Gary Sohmers from Wex Rex Records signed the COA in 1995 certifying the Apple Comb as being authentic!   The comb measures 6" long and the vinyl comb case is approx 6.25" long.  The case for the comb has gold printing which states "APPLE RECORDS" with the Apple Logo printed in gold, then has the address of Apple Records "3 Savile Row, London, W1".

Both items have been professionally matted and framed in a very nice black frame which measures approximatley 15" by 20".   Shipping weight is 6.0 lbs in a box that measures  18" by 23" by 2".    SPECIAL PRICE... $495.

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 Item A008:  An Ultra Rare SIGN Taken off the Apple Records Building in London England in late 1976 !!!   Offered is a one-of-a-kind ultra rarity... In late 1976, this sign was removed from the Beatles Apple Records headquarters building in London England.  It is extremely similar to the sign shown on the back cover of Ringo'sRotogravure LP.  On the Rotogravure back cover,  is pictured a doorway entrance to Apple Records Building in London, circa the summer of 1976.  The LP was released in September 1976.  The sign and entrance was totally covered with graffiti!!!  All we know is that this particular fan removed the sign from an entrance to the Apple Records building in late 1976 using a dime to unscrew it.  When compared to the sign from Rotogravure(see pic below), the wording and size are the same,  but the fonts are just slightly different, thus it is a different sign.  Whether or not this sign was used on another entranceway to the building, or used to replace the original sign(assuming it was stolen too) remains a mystery today.   The fan is no longer with us, so we only have the story to go by.  After the sign was taken in 1976, it was brought back to the US and put on display outside at the fan's art studio for over 20 years.   During that time, all the graffiti that was on the sign has nearly all faded white;  some graffiti is still readable(see pics below). This sign measures approx 16.5" by 26.5" an seems to be made of metal and masonite.  The trim on the edges of the sign has deteriorated over the years.   A true Apple Records Rarity!! Serious Offers Only Please!!!    From The Lisa Lebow Collection.    Price $3,000. or best offer

      
      


 Item A009. Ringo's Personal 1990 Mercedes Benz 560SEL Coupe !!! Offered is Ringo Starr's personal Mercedes that he and Barbara used whenever they were at his home in Beverly Hills, California USA.  Ringo used the car from 1990 through 2006 when it was sold to the current owner.  The current owner purchased it directly from Ringo on March 16, 2006 with supporting documentation that is included.  There are currently 51,000 miles on the car and it is in Excellent condition!!!   All the paperwork and the bill of sale list Richard Starkey as the owner.  Comes with the Bill of Sale that was signed directly by Ringo which we have had authenticated !!!!  Serious OFFERS Only Please!!!  Why own simply a Mercedes when you can own RINGO'S!!!!!   Email us at SALES@BEATLEBAY.COM   with your offers.   

        


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  Item B000 A Beautiful Reproduction Copy of One of the Most Sought After Record Albums by The Beatles:  The 1964 Stereo Vee Jay Records The BEATLES "PORTRAIT COVER" or The Beatles & Frank Ifield On Stage LP !!!   Offered is a stereo reproduction of the Beatles and Frank Ifield album that was originally issued in September 1964 by Vee Jay Records VJLP 1085!   This particular reproduction was made from an original 1964 Vee Jay Records ‘The Beatles & Frank Ifield On Stage’ OLD MAN album and cover...so the jacket itself is original from 1964 - meaning the inside cardboard construction is original; the back cover slick is original;  the record is original; the only part that has been reproduced is the front cover slick and it wraps around the top and bottom seams, plus the spine and tucks underneath the original back cover slick,  just as the originals were made.... very nice!!    Care was taken to ensure this reproduction copy has all the printing that the original copy would have:  printing on the spine,  it says STEREO on the top center plus has VJS 1085 printed on the top right corner.   You can see the hand-drawn couch The Beatles are sitting on at the bottom of the front cover.   This is a much better alternative than spending $10,000 or even $18,000 for an original stereo copy of this 1964 album.

This is one of the best reproduction copies we’ve ever seen!   It's an excellent bootleg copy of a very rare album, plus it’s the rare Stereo Version of the album cover jacket with the record ID number VJS1085 printed in the top right corner on the front slick plus it’s also printed correctly on the spine. The album cover grades Very Good plus or Excellent.   It also includes an original VJ1085 record album and the vinyl in OK condition.  Once again, the vinyl is graded only Good.   You're buying this for the cover; even though the record is original from 1964 and you can play it on your turntable too!  

What a great GIFT IDEA for that Beatles Fan who has almost everything!   OFFERS PLEASE....

 

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Item B001: The Beatles an EXACT REPRODUCTION of the 1964 Mastro Industries BEATLES BANJO !!!  

Offered is an exact Reproduction of the 1964 Mastro Beatles Banjo with a nice photocopy of the original Instruction Booklet.   The only item that has been altered on this Mastro Banjo is the skin... only the banjo skin has been replaced!    Read on....These rare Beatles Banjos were originally manufactured by Mastro Industries in the USA in 1964 who also manufactured several other toy instruments such as guitars, ukuleles, drums and bongos.   They were all officially licensed by NEMS Enterprises Ltd in 1964 and sold up to 1966 in stores and by mail order in the USA.  Only The Beatles Banjos were made with a special plastics color combination of Red, Maroon & Gold Plastic Parts!   All the generic ones were made with white, marbled white, black, and sometimes blue plastic parts.   

If you already have an original Beatles Mastro Banjo but it has some cracked or missing parts, you could simply use this banjo to replace those red or maroon plastic cracked or broken pieces as this banjo is 100% intact and it's all in Excellent condition!

This MASTRO BANJO could have originally been a Beatles Mastro Banjo because of the red and maroon plastic colored parts it's made from.  All the plastic parts on the piece are 100% original !   The red parts are 100% red plastic!  The maroon parts are 100% maroon plastic!    The original bridge is 100% maroon plastic too.   The ink stamps on the head stock and fingerboard are 100% original...   Keep in mind that not all Beatles Banjos made by Mastro had "Beatles Graphics" on the head stock... some simply said "Mastro Banjo" as this one does... plus as shown in several vintage Mastro Industries Beatles promotional pamphlets and brochures.   We have simply replaced the banjo skin with an exact reproduction of the original Beatles Banjo skin.  The banjo skin is made of thin acrylic plastic material, just like the original, with graphics taken directly from an original Beatles Banjo.    They are correct size and color as the original skin was.  

There are no cracks in any of the plastic parts on the banjo.  You won't be disappointed with this great display item!    The strings are original vintage colored plastic strings, except 1 string has been replaced, the clear one.   The banjo comes with it's original maroon-colored plastic bridge.  None of the plastic parts on this piece are painted!!!   The banjo measures approx 21" by 9" by 3.25".   A Super Display Item!!!!  An original Beatles Banjo will cost upwards of $3k + today, IF you could find one!!!   Here's a great opportunity to pickup a super display item at a fraction of the cost!!  Overall in Excellent condition!!!     

       

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  Item B002:The Beatles REPRODUCTION BIG BEAT BONGOS in a REPRODUCTION Beatles Bongo BOX !!!   Offered is set of Reproduction 1964 Mastro Beatles Big Beat Bongos in a Reproduction Mastro Beatles Big Beat Bongos Box.  These were originally manufactured by Mastro Industries in the USA who also manufactured several other toy instruments such as guitars, ukuleles, drum sets and banjos.   They were officially licensed by NEMS Enterprises Ltd in 1964 and sold up to 1966 in stores and by mail order in the USA.  This high quality reproduction set of bongos with box was made from a set of generic Mastro bongos!!!  They do come with a set of original Mastro Bongos Instruction Booklet, which is the exact same booklet that came with the Beatles Bongos!!  Mastro did not manufacture a Beatles specific Instruction Booklet for the Beatles Bongos; instead they included the generic instruction booklet, which is included in the sale of this set of Bongos.  The graphics on the reproduction set was made from scans directly from the Beatles Bongos in the box.  The stickers are exactly the same as the originals!  The bongos are painted red and are not made of red plastic as the original Beatles bongos were.    The box is an exact replica with Beatles graphics applied to the front, sides and top of the box.  The box top is also die cut just like the original one is, so you can display the bongos just like the original ones were.    The box measures approx 15" by 8" by 7".  The bongos are approx 14" by 7" by 6".   A Super Display Item!!!!  An original set of Beatles Bongos in the box will cost upwards of $4,000 USD today, IF you can find a set!!!  Our reproduction set displays exactly as an original set would for a fraction of the cost!!!  

        

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  Item B003 The Beatles 1964 Tan Vinyl 3 Ring Binder Ultra Rare Canadian Version !!!   Offered is a Beatles 3 Ring Binder from 1964 made in Canada by the same company that manufactured the Beatles School Bag!   Both companies had the same exact printing on the front side of the items: "(C) Under License with "NEMS Enterprises Ltd.".   These are extremely rare to find and differ from the USA versions quite a bit: the Canadian binders have sharp corners instead of rounded corners;  there is only 1 Beatle autograph on the front instead of 2;  the vinyl isn't smooth like the SPP binders, it has a pebbly feel;   this version has brown printing on the frontside.  Overall it's in Very Good to VG+ condition.   there are some seam splits most noticable on the inside near the top and bottom seams.   It displays Excellently though !  A True Rarity From 1964!!    SALES PRICE $395.

    

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  Item B004:  The Beatles 1964 BALLOON Still Sealed in it's Original Packaging !!!   Offered is a Beatles Official Balloon from 1964 made in the USA by United Industries Inc., in Southington, CT.   These came in many different colors and this one is orange with black printing.   The original packaging has not been opened.    The large package says "BLOW UP! A FAB BEATLES BALLOON " .   Underneath the Beatles logo is a copyright symbol meaning this balloon was officially licensed by The Beatles thru their USA Licensing company SELTAEB.   Inside is the original balloon but we believe the rubber has long since dried up so it's best left still sealed rather than chance the balloon will still inflate.   When these items were originally found back in the 1980s, you could actually use the balloons, but now they are probably too old!   Still it's a great display item for any Beatles collector.     SALES PRICE $50.

   

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  Item B005:  The Beatles 1963 Very Rare UK LAPEL BADGE / PINBACK BUTTON SET in it's Original Packaging !!!   Offered is an Official Beatles Lapel Badges Set from 1963 made in the UK by Norman Dress Associates Ltd., London, England.   This set of UK Beatles Badges is quite rare to find, especially in this great condition still attached to the original cardboard with the original envelope too!   Each Beatle Badge measures 1.25" in diameter and all 4 badges are in Near Mint, unused condition.   The 3" x 5.5" cardboard card they are attached to is in Excellent condition with some rust staining underneath each badge;  there are no rust stains on any of the badges!   The pin attachments on the backside are made of brass.  The original envelope measures 4" by 6" and has a cellophane wrapping over the thin paper envelope.  It's a Super Nice display item for any Beatles collector!     SALES PRICE $250.

       

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Item B008:  The Beatles 1964 Mastro Industries BEATLES Jr. Guitar in Very Good+ condition !!!   Offered is an original vintage Beatles Jr. Guitar from 1964 made in the USA by Mastro Industries under exclusive license from The Beatles and NEMS Enterprises Limited, London, England.   Mastro Industries was the only company that had an exclusive license to manufacture toy Beatles instruments during the height of Beatlemania in the Sixties!   This guitar is approx 15" long and was the smallest toy guitar mfg by Mastro.  It's actually called a Ukulele, or Uke as has 4 strings.   The guitar is made totally of hot pink and red plastic, and this guitar was also made to play!  Mario Maccaferri owned Mastro Industries and if you research him, you will find his 'plastic guitars' from the 1950's thru the 1960's are highly sought after today and are highly collectible not to mention valuable!!  

This Beatles Jr. Guitar was well taken care of as there aren't any touchups to any of the graphics on the body of the guitar nor the top!   The only condition issue is what appears to be a burn mark on the side of the back body.   We hi-lighted the spot with a yellow circle.   There is also a 1" crack that extends from the burn mark down towards the middle.   It's hardly noticeable plus you cannot see the flaw from the frontside of the guitar.  The guitar still has all 4 original strings and pegs... this guitar was fitted from the factory with 1 dark nylon string and 3 solid color strings (orange, yellow & red).  The guitar comes with a great copy of the original cardboard backing card!!   It also comes with a beautiful color laser copy of the original 4 pg instruction booklet.  Overall the guitar is in Very Good+ condition.    SALES PRICE $350

        

                 

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BOOKS, See our Books and Magazines Section!!!  We have lots of vintage books and magazines for sale!!!


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  Item C001:   A large collection of vintage 1960s BEATLES CONCERT TICKETS, both unused and stubs, USA and UK !!!  Offered is a collection of Beatles Concert Tickets and Stubs to many different venues both USA and UK from 1964 thru 1966.   Below is a detailed description of each ticket.   If you are interested in buying one or more of these tickets, please make us your best offer and direct your offer to SALES@BEATLEBAY.COM.  Thank you!!!

- The Beatles August 21, 1964, Seattle, Washington, yellow stub, NM condition.

- The Beatles August 20, 1965, White Sox Park, Chicago, IL, unused ticket, NM condition.

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  Item C002:   A large collection of vintage 1960s BEATLES CONCERT TICKETS, both unused and stubs, USA and UK !!!  Offered is a collection of Beatles Concert Tickets and Stubs to many different venues both USA and UK from 1964 thru 1966.   Below is a detailed description of each ticket.   If you are interested in buying one or more of these tickets, please make us your best offer and direct your offer to SALES@BEATLEBAY.COM.  Thank you!!!

- The Beatles August 23, 1966, Shea Stadium, New York, lime colored unused ticket, NM condition.

- The Beatles August 15, 1965, Shea Stadium, New York,  blue stub, VG condition, creases.

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  Item C003:   A large collection of vintage 1960s BEATLES CONCERT TICKETS, both unused and stubs, USA and UK !!!  Offered is a collection of Beatles Concert Tickets and Stubs to many different venues both USA and UK from 1964 thru 1966.   Below is a detailed description of each ticket.   If you are interested in buying one or more of these tickets, please make us your best offer and direct your offer to SALES@BEATLEBAY.COM.  Thank you!!!

- The Beatles August 18, 1966, Suffolk Downs, East Boston, maroon colored unused ticket, NM condition.

- The Beatles August 18, 1966, Suffolk Downs, East Boston, pink colored unused ticket, NM- condition, front is faded white.

- The Beatles August 18, 1966, Suffolk Downs, East Boston, purple colored unused ticket, NM condition.

- The Beatles August 18, 1966, Suffolk Downs, East Boston, brown colored unused ticket, NM condition.

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  Item C004:   A large collection of vintage 1960s BEATLES CONCERT TICKETS, both unused and stubs, USA and UK !!!  Offered is a collection of Beatles Concert Tickets and Stubs to many different venues both USA and UK from 1964 thru 1966.   Below is a detailed description of each ticket.   If you are interested in buying one or more of these tickets, please make us your best offer and direct your offer to SALES@BEATLEBAY.COM.  Thank you!!!

- The Beatles August 29, 1966, Candlestick Park, San Francisco, CA., Dark Blue Edge Ticket Stub, Upper Stand Box,  Rare Ticket Stub, VG+ condition, crease on top center,  light handling marks.

- The Beatles August 29, 1966, Candlestick Park, San Francisco, CA.,  White Edge Ticket,  Bleachers Admission, Unused Ticket, NM- condition, very light waviness through the middle of ticket shows mainly on the backside - see pictures.

- The Beatles August 29, 1966, Candlestick Park, San Francisco, CA., Dark Green Edge, Upper Stand Reserved, Unused Ticket, NM condition.

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  Item C005:   A large collection of vintage 1960s BEATLES CONCERT TICKETS, both unused and stubs, USA and UK !!!  Offered is a collection of Beatles Concert Tickets and Stubs to many different venues both USA and UK from 1964 thru 1966.   Below is a detailed description of each ticket.   If you are interested in buying one or more of these tickets, please make us your best offer and direct your offer to SALES@BEATLEBAY.COM.  Thank you!!!

- The Beatles December 11, 1964, Astoria Finsbury Park, England, The Beatles Show, 1st Saturday Performance, Pink colored Paper Ticket Stub, Good+ condition, tape stains in corners, creasing and handling marks, was glued into scrapbook.

- The Beatles December 7, 1964, A.B.C. Cinema, Ardwick, England, 2nd Tuesday Performance, Front Stalls, Yellow colored Paper Ticket Stub,  Good+ condition, tape stains, creasing and handling marks.

- The Beatles November 2, 1964, King's Hall, Balmoral, England,  Large Unused Ticket with Stub still attached, Peach colored Paper Ticket, VG+ condition, light creasing, handling marks. 

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  Item C006:   A 3 Day Unused Concert Ticket to Woodstock on August 15, 16, 17, 1969 !!!   Offered is an unused Concert Ticket to one of the most important Rock Concerts in the past 50 years... the one and only Woodstock Festival from August 15, 1969 thru August 17, 1969 in up State New York, USA.   This is a rare 3 day concert ticket unused and in Near Mint condition.     If you are interested in buying this ticket, please make us your best offer and direct your offer to SALES@BEATLEBAY.COM.  Thank you!!!   SERIOUS OFFERS PLEASE!

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Item C012:  The Beatles 1964 TIE CLIP on DISPLAY CARD by Press-Initial Corp., USA !!!   Offered is another Beatles Official Tie Clip on a different, alternate, original display card from 1964 also made in the USA by Press-Initial Corp., USA.   This is the same company that made several other Beatles jewelry items in 1964: most notably Beatle Tie Tacs, Cuff Links, Tie Clips, etc.    The Beatles are featured in high relief on the Tie Clip!   The Tie Clip is the exact same version as the previous item, but it was also issued on this alternate display card.  The Tie Clip is made of brass colored metal with a working clasp and it is in Excellent unused condition and the original display card is in Very Good+ condition with a couple small corner bumps.   SALES PRICE $149.

     

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Item C013:  The Beatles 1964 OFFICIAL COLOR TIE TAC on DISPLAY CARD by Press-Initial Corp., USA !!!   Offered is another Beatles Official Tie Tac on it's original display card from 1964 also made in the USA by Press-Initial Corp., USA.   This is the same company that made several other Beatles jewelry items in 1964: most notably Beatle Tie Tacs, Cuff Links, Tie Clips, etc.    The Beatles are featured in color on a ceramic insert into a gold edged Tie Tac!   The Tie Tac is in Excellent condition as is the original display card.   SALES PRICE $149.

     

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Item C014:  The Beatles 1964 OFFICIAL TIE TAC SET of 4 on DISPLAY CARD by Press-Initial Corp., USA !!!   Offered is a Set of 4 Beatles Official Tie Tacs on it's original display card from 1964 also made in the USA by Press-Initial Corp., USA.   This is the same company that made several other Beatles jewelry items in 1964: most notably Beatle Tie Tacs, Cuff Links, Tie Clips, etc.    The Beatles heads are each featured on individual silver colored metal Tie Tacs !   Each Tie Tac is in Excellent condition as is the original display card.   SALES PRICE $65.

     

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  Item C015:  The Beatles 1964 GUITAR TIE TAC on DISPLAY CARD by Press-Initial Corp., USA !!!   Offered is a Beatles Official Tie Tac on it's original display card from 1964.  It was made in the USA by Press-Initial Corp., USA.   This is the same company that made several other Beatles jewelry items in 1964: most notably Beatle Cuff Links, Tie Clips, other Tie Tacs, etc.    The Beatles 4 Heads are featured on a Brass Guitar Tie Tac!   It is in Excellent unused condition and the original display card is in Excellent condition.   SALES PRICE $139.

     

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CONCERT ITEMS & VINTAGE TICKETS, See our Concert Items Section


 Item C019:  The Beatles 1964 Clothing Tag For The Official Beatles Shirt !!!   Offered is a very nice Beatles Cardboard Clothing Tag used on The Official Beatles Shirt from 1964 USA and under license by NEMS Enterprises Ltd.  The cardboard tag measures approx 6.25" by 4" and is marked "THE ORIGINAL BEATLES© SHIRT".   The center section of the cardboard tag has a perforated 3.5" x 2.5" punch out B&W portrait of The Beatles meant to place in your wallet at the time!!!  Overall unused, unpunched and in Near Mint condition!!!   SALES PRICE $25.

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   Item D003:  A Very Rare & Desirable 1975 Apple Records U.S.A. Promotional Poster for "John Lennon Rock 'n' Roll" Album !!!  Offered is a Gorgeous in-store Promotional Poster for John Lennon's "Rock 'n' Roll" album on Apple Records number SK-3419, circa 1975 USA.   This is the official USA Apple Records Promo Poster for the John Lennon Rock 'n' Roll LP!!  This high quality poster was created to promote the last Apple Records John Lennon Solo LP named John Lennon Rock 'n' Roll in February 1975.  The poster measures 24" by 35.75" and is in Near Mint- condition!   There are no tack holes, stains or other distractions on the piece, just some extremely tiny edge wear along the top right edge that's very minor.  It's still rolled as it originally was issued in it's original plastic holder.   This poster has the Apple Records logo printed at the bottom center where it says "Apple Records from Capitol Records SK-3419".   Overall Near Mint- condition.  This is a great John Lennon promo poster from 1975 and also one that is quite rare to find these days, especially unused in this condition!   The poster will be shipped in a super rugged mailing tube so there's no chance of damage during transit.  SOLD

 


  Item D004:  A Rare 1973 Apple Records U.S.A. Promotional Poster for Paul McCartney's BAND ON THE RUN album !!!!!!   Offered is another gorgeous in-store promotional poster, this time for Paul McCartney's BAND ON THE RUN album on Apple Records, circa 1973 USA.   This is the official USA first issue Apple Records Promo Poster for BAND ON THE RUN.   This is an extremely rare poster to find in any condition!!!  This poster was created to promote the newest Paul McCartney solo LP named BAND ON THE RUN.  This LP was one of Paul's best solo efforts ever!   The poster measures approximately 20" by 33" and is in Very Good condition.   There is a pin hole in each corner, with the top left corner pin hole being torn a couple inches when it was taken down.  Plus there are some creases on the end of each fold.   There is also some wear along the fold lines.   This poster came factory folded.  Since this is the first one we've ever seen or had for sale,  to find it in any condition is quite a feat!   If matted and framed, it would make an awesome display as it's quite large.  It has the Apple Records logo printed in green at the center of the bottom edge.  SALES PRICE $249.

      

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 Item D009:  A Rare 1964 BEATLES In-Store Promotional Display for BEATLES WING DINGS SNEAKERS / TENNIS SHOES !!!   

Offered is a very rare Beatles item:    In 1964 The Beatles licensing company in the USA, SELTAEB, licensed many cool Beatles items around the world.   Well in the USA not many things were as cool as Official Beatles Sneakers!!   They were manufactured in the USA in Saco Maine by Wing Dings in 1964 through 1967 and they came in 2 different styles in 2 different colors.  There were lace up tennis shoes and there were slip on high top sneakers.   They both came in either blue or white canvas.   If you lived in Canada, you could also order them in cool pink canvas!   Offered here is the ultra rare in-store display sign that advertises these Beatles sneakers / tennis shoes.    It's in Very Good condition but because it was originally used in a shoe store back in the day, it has bumped corners, creasing, light stains, edge wear, even staple holes along the edges!   The back side has a large foldout cardboard easel which has been used but is completely intact!   So it appears this display was actually used a lot back in 1964... it would have sat on a countertop with the easel back being used;  the original price of the sneakers is neatly written in marker on the front left side;  at some point they must have stapled the display to a wall because too many girls were probably trying to steal the display for themselves!!   It's such a great advertising piece and one that belongs in a great Beatles collection!!   It could be yours today!! 

Overall the cardboard store display is in Very Good to Very Good+ condition.   A super rarity hardly ever seen anymore!!!   Price $3,495.

   

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 Item D010:  A Rare 1964 BEATLES USA In-Store Promotional Display for BEATLES SUNGLASSES !!!   Offered is a very rare Beatles item:    In 1965 The Beatles licensing company in the USA, SELTAEB, licensed very cool black plastic sunglasses which had a small sticker on each lens depicting the 4 Beatles!    This is the cardboard store display that held a dozen pairs of these sunglasses!   The thick cardboard store display measures approximately 14" wide by 22" tall.   It was manufactured in the USA by Bachmann Brothers Inc. and fully licensed by SELTAEB and is marked as such on the bottom!!  The display has some overall wear, light creasing, a noticeable scrape on the bottom left side,  and a water stain along the bottom edge.   There is wear to the hole at the top of the display which was used to hang the display.  The display has 24 die cut areas in which to hold 12 pairs of sunglasses.     Please note: this display includes one pair of original 1964 Beatles Sunglasses with both Beatle stickers intact - John and Ringo are on one side while Paul and Geroge occupy the other.   The Sunglasses themselves are in Excellent condition!!   A great display setup!!

Overall the cardboard store display is in Very Good to Very Good+ condition.   A rarity hardly ever seen anymore!!!   Price $1,895.

         

      

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 Item D011:  A Rare 1964 BEATLES USA In-Store Promotional Display for BEATLES POM POM's !!!   

Offered is another very rare Beatles item:   In 1964 The Beatles licensing company in the USA, SELTAEB, licensed a very interesting item:  they were called Beatles Pom Poms and they basically amounted to a small furry stuffed animal with 2 eyeballs attached.   If you're a Star Trek fan then these would be the Beatle equivalent of Tribbles!!   Tribbles in the Star Trek universe were small furry creatures that humans loved.   They purred like cats if they loved you and screeched like a siren if they didn't!   They also ate and reproduced like crazy!!   Well, the Beatles Pom Pom craze didn't last long as finding a Pom Pom today is as rare as hens teeth!   So this cardboard store display is a super nice display item which displays Excellently!    The thick cardboard store display measures approximately 14" wide by 21.5" tall.   It was manufactured in the USA  and licensed by SELTAEB even though it's not marked as such!!  The display has some very light overall wear, a few light creases and a small water stain along the right edge.   The backside has a very large fold out cardboard easel which has never been used.   The water stains show more on the backside of the display.  

Overall the cardboard store display is in Excellent condition.   A super rarity hardly ever seen anymore!!!   Price $1,895.

      

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 Item D012:  A Rare 1964 BEATLES In-Store Promotional Display for ICE-O-DERM® BEATLES PORTRAITS !!!  

 Offered is an ultra rare Beatles merchandising item from the heyday of Beatlemania:    In 1964 The Beatles licensing company in the USA, SELTAEB, licensed full color Portraits of The Beatles to be sold in a variety of venues: mail order and from this super cool store display!   The item being marketed was a full color Portrait of The Bealtes printed directly on heavy canvas;  they were 14" by 17" and were available only in the USA.  

This unused, unassembled cardboard store display measures approximately 17" wide by 17" tall.   It was never used and employed an easel stand on the backside.   It was manufactured in the USA by ICE-O-DERM. and fully licensed by The Beatles.  ICE-O-DERM is still in business today!   The display has some light overall wear, and a small surface tear on the backside, but overall it's in Excellent condition!   It was folded horizontally by the manufacturer for shipping.   We would speculate that this item would have likely been accompanied by a book of coupons which might have been attached at the top, under the lid.    We are also including with the store display one of the actual canvas Beatles Portraits from 1964!  It's in Good condition with a lot of edge wear all around, several edge tears and a repaired edge tear with tape on the backside.  The canvas portrait measures 14" by 17".

Overall this very rare cardboard store display is in Very Good+ to Excellent condition.  Here's your chance at an ultra rarity that we've never seen before!!!   Price $3,995.

        
 

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 Item D013:  A Rare 1964 BEATLES In-Store Promotional Display for BEATLES FIGURAL PINS !!!   

 Offered is an original cardboard store display for Beatles figural pins!!!  The display still has half of the pins still intact! There are 3 pins for each Beatle still on the display. This store display was mfg in the USA and is marked as such on the bottom front.  Each pin is marked on the backside "Made In England" and were manufactured by the Subuteo Company in the UK.  The Subuteo Company in the UK also marketed these pins without the white plastic shell backing as a set of 4 Beatles in a nice cardboard box.  That set was marketed exclusively in the UK and was fully licensed by The Beatles.   These pins were without a doubt,  fully licensed by The Beatles too.  

The cardboard display still has it's unused un-punched cardboard easel on the backside and stands approximately 20" tall by 11" wide.  The colors are very bright and vivid still with no fading.  These displays were mfg in two different color combinations with this one being the rarest by far!!!  The corners are good, there is only very light scuffing on the display and some super light wrinkling here and there.  Overall it's in Excellent condition. At the top, long ago, someone put a small piece of orange tape over the punched hole to reinforce that area which could be used to hang the display from. The original store owner wrote 5 ˘in the price tag circle at the top. All of the pins are VG+ condition with only one Ringo missing a drumstick.  All of the others are complete and very nice. This is a beautiful display item and one that rarely surfaces for sale!!!   SOLD

    

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Item D019:  The Beatles Reproduction Mastro Drum in the Box!!!  Offered is a gorgeous Reproduction 1964 Beatles Mastro Drum in the Box! An original Beatle Drum in the Box would sell for at least $2,000 USD today!!!  The drum was made from an original generic Mastro Drum, the exact same one that was used for The Beatles Drum; it is made of Red Sparkle Plastic with Gold Plastic trim!! Extremely well done!!!  The plastic drum is in Excellent condition with no cracks or any missing components!!  The snare mechanism works perfectly too!! There are no tears or cracks in either side of the drum skins, only some drum stick impressions on the top side skin as it was originally used. 

The Box is an original Mastro 1960s Drum Box with reproduction Beatles stickers added to each side!   The box is in Very Good condition but the top flap area has some missing inner flaps, but it still displays real nice!!   The cardboard carrying handle on the top is a bit fragile and has been glued.  This was a very expensive drum set when new in 1964!   The rest of the box is in Very Good condition.   It also comes with a nice color reproduction of The Beatles Drum Set Instruction Booklet.

If you'd like a Beatles Mastro Drum but don't won't to spend $ Thousands, then this is for you!  PLEASE NOTE: The Graphics were applied to the surface of the drum skin in the same manner as Mastro Industries did originally: permanent ink applied using exact size die stamps!!! That is why is looks just like the original issue!!! You will be quite pleased with this great display piece!!!  Very Cool Display Item!!! It also comes with an original Mastro Industries metal stand and a set of vintage 1960s wooden Mastro Drumsticks!!!   SALES PRICE $495.

  

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Fan Club Items... See below items and also see 'M' for Beatles Monthlies

Felt Pennants... See our Memorabilia M-L page for several original 1964 Beatles Felt Pennants!!!


  Item F002: The Beatles 1971 Fan Club Booklet !!!   Offered is the 1971 issue of the annual Beatles Fan Club booklet.   22 pages all in black & white except the green cover.  This was given away by The Beatles Official Fan Club in the USA and UK.   In Bad Condition... the bottom right corner got wet at some point and all of the pages have water stains and most of the inner pages got stuck together then torn open - see below picture for example of tearing.  Good for a filler copy only.     SALES PRICE $15.

     

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  Item F007: The Beatles Official Fan Club - Yellow Submarine Stationery & Notebook Ordering Flyers !!!   Offered are 2 Flyers given away by the Official Beatles Fan Club in the USA.   The first flyer is actually an example of The Beatles Yellow Submarine Stationery with matching envelope.  On the backside of "The Snapping Turtle Turk" Stationery Sheet is an order form for all 18 different Yellow Submarine stationery sheets w/matching envelopes.  You could order 1 or all 18 boxes of stationery for $1.50 per boxed set.  Each box contained 20 stationery sheets and 20 envelopes.  You could also order the set of 6 giant Yellow Submarine postcards too on the same order form!   The envelope has the Official Beatles Fan Club address ink stamped on the front, and was to be used to send in your order.   The accompanying yellow flyer  was for ordering the Beatles Yellow Submarine 3 piece matching Notebook Set!   There was the hard 3 ring binder, and 3 different size spiral notebooks included too.  This was the official form for ordering the set of notebooks directly from the Official Beatles Fan Club.   The 2 pieces both are in Excellent condition with no creasing.   SALES PRICE $35.


 

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Item G001:  The Beatles REPRODUCTION 6 String Stock Version of the YEAH YEAH GUITAR on a REPRODUCTION Beatles Yeah Yeah Guitar Backing Card with Instruction Booklet !!!   Offered is Very High Quality Reproduction 1964 Mastro Beatles Yeah Yeah Guitar, stock version, on a Reproduction Mastro Beatles Yeah Yeah Guitar Backing Card.  These were originally manufactured by Mastro Industries in the USA who also manufactured several other toy instruments such as guitars, ukuleles, drum sets and banjos.   They were officially licensed by NEMS Enterprises Ltd in 1964 and sold up to 1966 in stores and by mail order in the USA.  This high quality Reproduction Yeah Yeah Guitar was made from a generic Mastro Industries Guitar from the same era!!  Mastro made one additional 6 string toy guitar that used the exact same mode as the 6 string Yeah Yeah Guitar.  That generic guitar is quite difficult to locate these days too!!!  This is the first one we have found in the past 3 years!!! All of the graphic images on the guitar were applied using the same permanent ink that Mastro did back in 1964!!!   The graphics are the same as used on the Yeah Yeah Guitar.  The guitar has all 6 of it's original colored plastic nylon strings too and all 6 of it's original plastic guitar string tuning pegs.   The guitar even has it's original vintage rope with tassel still attached to the top of the guitar and the guitar's bottom!!!  It also comes with a copy of the Mastro Beatles Yeah Yeah Guitar Instruction Booklet, taped to the backside of the guitar, just like the original one was!!!   About 10 years ago we found the ONLY original Beatles Yeah Yeah Guitar on it's original Backing Card STILL SEALED!!!!   That has been the only backing card for this guitar EVER FOUND!!!  Before we sold the piece, we made scans of the backing card.   The guitar measures approx 21" by 6.5" by 2.5".  The backing  card is approx 23.75" by 8"" and is made of sturdy corrugated cardboard just like the original.    A Super Display Item!!!!  An original Beatles Yeah Yeah Guitar on it's original Backing Card would cost at least $12,000 USD today, THAT'S IF YOU COULD FIND ONE!!! This one could be yours for a fraction of the cost of an original one!!!  The overall condition of the guitar is Very Good+:  there are a few stress cracks on the guitar, but overall it's quite solid!!! No chips or missing pieces!!!  Please note: we have only 1 of these reproductions available!!!   ALSO SEE THE BEATLES MASTRO BONGOS in the BOX  and BEATLES BANJO (High Quality Reproduction Set) WE HAVE TOO!!!   

 

 

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  Item I001:    The Beatles Reproduction 1965 HOOD ICE CREAM BAR PROMOTIONAL STORE DISPLAY BANNER !!!  Offered is a high resolution copy of an original Beatles Rarity:  The 1965 Hood Ice Cream Bar Promotional In-Store Banner!!    It's approx 15.25"long by 3" height and in NM condition.   A nice reproduction color laser copy of a very rare Beatles promo item from 1965!!   SALE PRICE $29


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Item J025. Original 1964 Beatles RINGO TIE TAC On ORIGINAL DISPLAY CARD !!! Offered is a Beatles tie tac mfg in the USA in 1964 by Press Initial.  This tie tac was an officially licensed piece of original 1960s Beatles memorabilia. It is stamped "©NEMS ENT LTD" on the backside of the metal tie tac.  It includes the original store display card that measures approx 3.5" x 5.5".   The tie tac is in in Excellent condition; the card is Very Good condition.  SALE PRICE $35

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  Item K001:    The Beatles 1964 Kaboodle Kit by SPP (Standard Plastic Products) !!!  Offered are one of the cornerstone items in any serious Beatles memorabilia collection from the 1960s!   These Kaboodle Kits were made in 10 different colors during 1964-1966 and were available only in the USA during that time.  They are very difficult to find without any vinyl tears as most of them were used by Girls and Boys alike during the Sixties.   They were bought as lunchboxes too even though no thermos was included.   Some used them simply as a knick-knack carryall.   The rarest colors are Purple, Peach, Turquoise and Bubble Gum Pink.   We are offering a rare Peach colored Kaboodle Kit in super nice condition!  SOLD

          

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