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    Beatles Harmonica in Box with an Original Display Card (US,1964). A 4" standard metal Hohner harmonica in a 4" x 1.25" x 1" box bearing headshots of the Fab Four and facsimile signatures (note that the photos and autographs for George and Paul are reversed; this was later corrected). Included is a 7.5" x 11" foldover display card with collarless suit images of the Beatles stating "Get the Beat with Your Hohner Harmonica"; these harmonicas were originally blister-packed onto these cards for retail sale at a modest $2.98 price. Inside is the written music to two early Lennon & McCartney compositions: "Little Child" and "Please, Please Me," both songs in which John Lennon played harmonica. The back of the card has a photo of Lennon with detailed instructions on how to get started playing. Harmonica and box are Excellent; display card has creasing and paper loss where the blister pack was torn off, Very Good. From the Uwe Blaschke Beatles Collection.

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    February, 2016
    20th Saturday
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