Rare signed Beatles vinyl fetches over £22,000 at auction

The item for sale was a mint-edition pressing of 'Please Please Me'

A rare signed LP by The Beatles has fetched more than £22,000 at auction.

The mint pressing of 1963 debut ‘Please Please Me’ was sold on eBay and received a wining bid from an American buyer of $36,655 (£22,620).

The listing notes that “There are no stains/wrinkles/marks/other at all anywhere near the exquisite signatures of John, Paul, George and Ringo” and that “this is an artifact worthy of the finest museum-grade collections, instantly transporting the new owner to a category of very, very elite collectors.”

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The item received 39 bids throughout the auction and was eventually sold to an undisclosed bidder, reports WhatSellsBest.

This is not the first time that a Beatles LP has fetched a vast sum at auction. Last year, a signed copy of ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ was sold for £191,000 to an anonymous buyer at an auction in Dallas, while a collage by artist Sir Peter Blake used for the insert in The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ also fetched more than £50,000 at auction.
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