Beatles LIVE! At The Star-Club In Hamburg, 1962 Commemorative Platinum Award This framed commemorative platinum record award was presented by the German record company Bellaphon, which manufactured and distributed the 1977 Lingasong Records release The Beatles LIVE! At The Star-Club, Hamburg, 1962. The recipient, as noted in an inscribed card affixed to the back was Ted "King-Size" Taylor - the Liverpool musician who famously made the Beatles recording on his own personal tape recorder in December, 1962. Although it is a decorative award, it is very interesting in that it commemorates the first live recordings made by the Beatles, which were also the first live Beatles recordings to be publicly released. We have never seen this award before, and it is likely that very few of them were made.

    In Very Good condition, the metal on the LP exhibiting oxidation and surface loss from age. In its original frame, the LP on a purple fabric backing to match the Bellaphon/Lingasong label. The frame has numerous dings and scratches and a 7" crack on the bottom which was previously repaired. From the Collection of Ted "King-Size" Taylor.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Requires 3rd Party Shipping (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    6th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 514

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 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
    Consign to the 2018 June 10 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    We are extremely pleased with your company. Personally, I will ensure that if we go back to Dallas area we ask you guys for Mr. Walker again. I got nothing but praises from you and your team!!
    Rafael Vega,
    Miami, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,635,059