The Beatles’ first management contract sells for $545,000 at auction!

September 30, 2015

The Beatles’ first management contract, signed with long-term manager Brian Epstein, has sold at Sotherby’s Rock & Pop Auction for $545,000 (Canadian dollars).

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It is the only managerial contract signed by all four Beatles members (in 1962) – McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr – and their manager Epstein.

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Earlier this month, a recording contract signed by The Beatles in 1961 sold for over $100,000!

New York auction house Heritage Auctions confirmed the sale of the contract on September 19 with an unknown bidder paying $93,750. It was sold by the estate of German Beatles collector Uwe Blaschke.

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