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    Beatles - John Lennon Signed £10 Travellers' Cheque in Matted Display (London, December 28, 1967). A 6.375" x 3.25" engraved color check issued ty District Bank Limited, serial number R079611, dated December 28, 1967, for ten British pounds. It is signed by John Lennon in purple ink at the bottom as holder. Double matted with a 6.25" x 7.75" color photo of Lennon to an overall 11.75" x 15.75". Vertical creases and a tiny bit of damage at lower right corner, about Fine condition. COA from Tracks, LTD. From the Uwe Blaschke Beatles Collection.

    December 26, 1967, marked BBC 1's world premier for the film Magical Mystery Tour. On December 27th, the newspapers were pretty unanimous, panning it as "rubbish" and "a waste of time." Apparently John decided to take a quick holiday to Morocco to get away for a bit. That would explain him buying travellers' cheques on this date. He and friend Victor Spinetti left London on the 29th.


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