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Copy Of Beatles Contract For Sale In London

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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Brian Epstein's copy of his management contract with The Beatles is being offered for sale in London next month.

The four-page document was signed October 1st, 1962 by John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul McCartney and Richard Starkey -- Ringo Starr's real name.

The contract was also signed by Harold Hargreaves Harrison and James McCartney on behalf of their underage sons. It gave Epstein a 25% cut of the band's earnings, provided they made more than $400 each per week.

The Fame Bureau auction house has scheduled the sale for September 4th.

The contract, which carries an estimated price of $480,000, is being offered for sale by a northern England businessman and Beatles collector.


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