Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    The Beatles: Excellent Signature Set - 1964. Impressive complete grouping of black ballpoint pen signatures, "John Lennon," "Congratulations La! Paul McCartney," "George Harrison," and "Ringo Starr," accomplished on a 7 x 4.25 contest page. Capitalizing on the Beatle craze of 1964, a London radio station held a contest where one of their listeners would have the opportunity to spend a day with the Beatles. The winner of the contest, A.F. Prescott, had the Beatles sign the consent form which the radio station used to determine his winning (Hence the "Congratulations! La (meaning lad in English)" salutation by McCartney). One of the bisecting fold lines slightly intersects McCartney's signature, otherwise this piece stands in exceptionally fine condition. From The Tom Fontaine Music Memorabilia Collection.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2004
    17th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,008

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    17.5% of the successful bid (minimum $6) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 45 days left to consign to the 2020 July 12 Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    This is the most impressive book I have ever seen!
    Daniel R.,
    Rockville, MD
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search