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.