News-Antique.com - Jun 10,2007 - ItsOnlyRockNRoll.com Auctions Rare Beatles Concert Poster July 3
ItsOnlyRockNRoll.com will be selling a previously undiscovered 1966 Beatles Concert Poster from Busch Stadium in St. Louis MO at auction July 3 in an online/in-person sale at the Las Vegas Fest for Beatles Fans.
ItsOnlyRocknRoll.com, the leader in rare, authentic rock n roll memorabilia since 1974, announces The Las Vegas Beatles Memorabilia Auction, which will take place live at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas on Tuesday, July 3rd. Produced in conjunction with The Fest For Beatles Fans, the auction offers Beatles enthusiasts the opportunity to indulge in the ultimate form of fandom and put a price on the priceless and to own a piece of pop culture history.
The auction will focus on international collections of properly authenticated and appraised Beatles and solo memorabilia and collectibles. Avid fans will be thrilled with items including autographs and handwritten material, artwork, concert posters, toys, photographs and lithographs, awards, wardrobe and personal effects. One of the most astonishing components to the auction is a just discovered Original 1966 Beatles Busch Memorial Stadium, St. Louis concert poster which is expected to bring in over $50,000.00 USD. No posters for this event have ever surfaced previously.
Beatles memorabilia is always a huge part of ItsOnlyRocknRoll.com’s bi-yearly online auctions and they hold the world record for a sale of a concert poster at $132,000 USD for the Beatles Shea Stadium poster. Furthermore, their December 2006 auction sold a signed album cover personalized to George Harrison’s sister, Louise, by all four Beatles for a record-breaking price of $115,228.82 USD. This sale made the record books as the highest selling signed Beatles album in a public sale.
Additional dream items in the upcoming live Beatles auction in Las Vegas include Paul McCartney handwritten lyrics to a Gene Vincent song, a Stuart Sutcliffe handwritten song list, a Krug champagne bottle that was a prop in The Beatles 1967 "Penny Lane" promotional film (one of the first concept music videos) and has been signed by 3 of The Beatles, a Sgt. Pepper-style tunic that was owned by John Lennon and worn on a Life magazine cover shoot with photo documentation, a rare John Lennon Halloween costume, hotel registration cards signed by each member of the Beatles, a set of Beatles Remco dolls, John Lennon's signed registration form for his Rolls Royce Phantom and a prototype set of The Beatles Bobb'n Head Nodders in a prototype box.. Photography includes hundreds of vintage photos from photographer Sam Leach’s extensive archive, as well as candid photographs by personal flight attendant Eva Van Enk (as well as a copy of the book In His Own Write, fully autographed and given to Van Enk by the band).
Authenticity is one of the most important aspects in the business of memorabilia. To provide bidders and shoppers with complete confidence – a safe haven in their purchases – all items on ItsOnlyRocknRoll.com are authenticated by an unimpeachable group of experts led by auction owner, Marc Zakarin. “An extraordinary