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The Prized Beatles Signed Sgt Pepper Souvenir Poster!

By Staff

A pop memorabilia auction at Christie's in New York has showcased a valuable item recently. It was none other than A Sgt Pepper souvenir poster signed by The Beatles. The poster has fetched a whopping 52,500 dollars at the auction.

The other 300 musical items that went under the hammer include a bass guitar owned by late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, and Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics of 'God On Our Side.' They fetched 43,750 dollars and 25,000 dollars respectively.

The screen memorabilia section included Johnny Depp's pivotal prop from the film Edward Scissorhands and actor Bob Crane's Leather Jacket from the 1960s US television series Hogan's Heroes. They fetched 16,250 dollars and 40,000 dollars respectively.

Simeon Lipman, the auction house's head of popular culture, suggested that the reason behind the items procuring high prices was their nostalgic significance.

Story first published: Monday, June 29, 2009, 12:44 [IST]
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