Beatles Memorabilia Auction

Can’t buy love, but memories sell well

smh.com.au
By David Ward
August 22, 2005

“The Beatles Shop will stage its 15th Fab Four memorabilia auction in Liverpool next Saturday during the city’s annual Beatles convention.

“The market for Beatles stuff is still amazing after all these years,” Bailey says. “The Beatles Shop opened 18 years ago and I think I’ll still have a job in 18 years’ time.

…Big-money items in the sale include Beatle autographs obtained at the El Rio club, Macclesfield, in January 1963; a fully autographed Beatles page from the 1963 program for Roy Orbison’s British tour; and a menu from La Dolce Vita in Newcastle from the same year, signed not only by the Beatles but also by Orbison and Gerry and the Pacemakers.”

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