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AUTHENTIC GROUP AUTOGRAPHS
PAYMENT METHOD BY WIRE TRANSFER OR BANK CHECK ONLY.
CREDIT CARD NOT ACCEPTED FOR THIS ITEM.
We WILL BE PLEASED TO offer an interest free
MONTHLY payment plan
GAUMONT CINEMA, 2 St. George's Parade, Wolverhampton, ENGLAND.
COMPLETE LEATHER BOUND PERFORMERS GUEST LOG 14" x 9" AUTOGRAPH BOOK, SIGNATURES DATE FROM 1948 THROUGH OCTOBER 1971,
including the beatles, two autographed pages of BOTH DATES OF THE GROUP'S APPEARANCES FROM MARCH 14, 1963 AND NOVEMBER 19, 1963.
Situated on Snow Hill, 'The Agricultural
Hall' was built in 1863 and presented concerts, recitals, minstrel shows
and later films from 1910. The Hall was demolished in 1931 and a new Gaumont
Theatre called the Gaumont Palace was built on the site. The Gaumont Palace
opened on September 5, 1932 with the film "A Night Like This".
FAB 4 COLLECTIBLES IS MOST PROUD TO OFFER THIS ASTOUNDING 14" x 9" COMPLETE LEATHER BOUND PERFORMERS GUEST LOG AUTOGRAPH BOOK, WITH SIGNATURES THAT DATE FROM 1948 THROUGH OCTOBER 1971, REPRESENTING NEARLY EVERY SINGLE ACT AND PERFORMER THAT CAME THROUGH THE GAUMONT CINEMA WOLVERHAMPTON - FROM THE EARLY BOOKINGS OF ACTORS, RADIO AND TELEVISION CELEBRITIES and crooners IN THE LATE 1940'S - then transforming INTO A Rock and Roll Time Capsule.
all the British tour PACKAGES PLAYED THE GAUMONT before they hit the USA - making THIS TRULY a magnificent History book of Rock AUTOGRAPHS from a famous English Venue with so many of the greatest performers of all time - including of course - the beatles, who played the gaumont wolverhampton twice in 1963. EACH PAGE IS HAND-NUMBERED IN THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER, AND IN SOME CASES HAS AN ACTUAL DATE WRITTEN IN LIGHT PENCIL OF THOSE SIGNED PAGES.
EACH OF THESE LARGE 174 AUTOGRAPHED PAGES is a TREMENDOUS HISTORICAL COMPILATION - HUNDREDS OF ACTS AND THEIR autographs ALL in one place AND MOSTLY in chronological order. EVERY PAGE IS WELL PRESERVED AND THE MAJORITY of the signatures are ball point AND APPEAR AS THOUGH THEY were signed yesterday. It's so very hard to fathom all These EARLY STARS AND THEN Rock luminaries who all stood in the same place signing the same book, playing the same stage, for 23 years.
The CRINKLY ALLIGATOR SKIN LEATHER Book HAS THE SCENT OF ANTIQUITY FROM A vintage BRITISH theater. It is QUITE an impressive thing to behold. THE LEATHER COVER IS A BIT TATTERED BUT REMAINING STURDY DESPITE ITS AGE. MANY PAGES REMAIN INTACT WITHIN THE BINDING, AND SEVERAL PAGES ARE SEPARATED FROM THE BINDING. YET, ALL OF THE PAGES ARE THERE, AND AGAIN, EVERY AUTOGRAPH WITHIN THE LOG BOOK REMAIN BOLD AND BRILLIANT.
THE BEATLES - BOTH DATES OF THE GROUP'S APPEARANCES
FROM MARCH 14, 1963 (PAGE 73)
AND NOVEMBER 19, 1963 (PAGE 89).
THE GAUMONT CINEMA AUTOGRAPH LOG BOOK IS ACCOMPANIED BY 174 INDIVIDUAL LETTERS OF AUTHENTICITY FROM RENOWNED BEATLES AND ROCK AND ROLL AUTOGRAPH EXPERT PAUL WANE, OF TRACKS, U.K. . EACH LETTER CORRELATES CONCISELY WITH THE SIGNATURES ON EACH PAGE OF THE BOOK, AND BOUND IN A THREE-RING 14½" X 10" NOTEBOOK. PICTURED BELOW ARE LETTERS FOR PAGE EIGHTY-EIGHT AND EIGHTY-NINE (LEFT SIDE) AND NINETY AND NINETY-ONE (RIGHT SIDE):
THE AUTOGRAPH LOG BOOK IS ALSO ACCOMPANIED BY A TYPED NINE-PAGE "GO TO" LIST, THAT HAS EACH PAGE NUMBER OF THE LOG BOOK, AND THE NAMES OF THE INDIVIDUALS WHOSE SIGNATURES APPEAR ON THAT SPECIFIC PAGE:
ALSO INCLUDED IS AN ORIGINAL (NOT A COPY) NEWSPAPER CLIPPING FROM THE NOVEMBER 29, 1963 EDITION OF THE WOLVERHAMPTON CHRONICLE AND THE LARGE ARTICLE OF "THE INSIDE STORY OF THE BEATLES' VISIT TO WOLVERHAMPTON". IT COVERS THE STORY OF THEIR PERFORMANCE FROM NOVEMBER 19TH, AND "ALL THE LADS WANT TO DO IS PLEASE YOU":
ALSO INCLUDED IS A TYPED 8" x 6½" LETTER DATED 21ST NOVEMBER 1963, FROM THE RANK ORGANISATION THEATRE DIVISION, REGIONAL CONTROLLER'S OFFICE, GAUMONT CINEMA IN BIRMINGHAM. IT IS FROM THE CONTROLLER, WRITTEN TO THE MANAGER OF THE WOLVERHAMPTON GAUMONT, JOSEPH ALEXANDER, AND SENDING APPRECIATION IN WHICH "THE BEATLES SHOW" WAS HANDLED ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH:
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