'Rare' Beatles' memorabilia sells for £11k at auction

'Rare' Beatles' memorabilia sells for £11k at auction

May 27, 2022 by BBC

Key Facts

  • Image source, Sandra Woodruff Image caption, The Beatles were playing in Weston-super-Mare and stayed at the Royal Pier Hotel A collection of previously unseen memorabilia of the Beatles before they became famous has been sold at auction.
  • Image source, Sandra Woodruff Image caption, Sandra Woodruff tracked the Beatles down to the hotel and even discovered their room number Image source, Sandra Woodruff Image caption, The musicians had time to relax in between playing gigs at the Odeon Cinema "I guess they were enjoying the attention because it was the early days for them.
  • Image source, Sandra Woodruff Image caption, The Beatles had yet to take the international music scene by storm in 1963 The group performed two gigs a night at the town's Odeon Cinema.
  • Image source, Sandra Woodruff Image caption, One of the signed photographs of Ringo Starr taken by Mrs Woodruff Image source, Sandra Woodruff Image caption, The signed underpants card, taken from the Beatles' hotel room Mrs Woodruff and a friend managed to sneak into room number 49.

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