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    The Beatles Unused Concert Tickets and Life Magazine In Frame Including Ticket to First Proper Show With Ringo Starr. A collection of vintage Beatles memorabilia, but the crème de la crème in this lot is a ticket for the first proper show the Fab Four played with Ringo Starr as their full-time drummer. No longer a fill-in whenever Pete Best failed to show up for a gig, Ringo played this show at Hulme Hall on Saturday, August 18, 1962. Only two days before, Best was sacked because of a myriad of issues (including producer George Martin's misgivings about his time-keeping abilities). Now with the jazzy swing of Ringo behind the drums and cymbals, the band played with 4 Jays. Ticket is in Very Good Plus condition with pin hole in the upper center portion, along with significant toning on the top and bottom portions, and a black ink square written around "The Fabulous Beatles Band" listing.

    Comes matted and framed with a copy of the Beatles on the cover of Life, dated August 28, 1964. This copy is in Very Good Plus condition with creasing along the edges. Also has unused tickets to two different screenings of A Hard Day's Night (one at the New Royal Theatre on August 12, 1964, and the other at the Aynor Theatre on Sept. 3, 1964). And last, but not least, an unused ticket for the Beatles' final performance in front of a paying audience at Candlestick Park in 1966. (Gate E, Section 44). All three of these tickets appear in Near Mint condition.

    This incredible collection of Beatles material comes matted and framed to an overall 19" x 26 ¾". COA from Heritage Auctions.


    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    November
    14th Saturday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    November
    14th Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    18 Days 2h 27m 9s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: 21
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    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 89001-89454) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Saturday, November 14, 2020.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions
    2801 W. Airport Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75261



    Current Bid:
    $1,650
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