Beatles Contract Expected to Fetch $500K at Auction

Brian Epstein's copy of the original 1962 contract for sale
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Aug 13, 2008 1:03 PM CDT
Beatles Contract Expected to Fetch $500K at Auction
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(Newser) – Brian Epstein's copy of his management contract with The Beatles, a pact that proved to be worth millions, is being offered for sale in London next month. The four-page document, signed by John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Starr in 1962, carries an estimated $480,000 pricetag. McCartney and Harrison's fathers also signed because their sons were underage. (Read more Beatles stories.)

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