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More from year 2019
Gibson auctions Paul McCartney-played Les Paul guitar for Ukraine relief
November 11-13, 2022
Paul McCartney’s “Hey Jude” notes auctioned as NFT, to benefit Julian Lennon’s White Feather Foundation
January 24 - February 7, 2022
Paul McCartney’s Yamaha BB-1200 bass auctioned
Dec 11, 2021
“Angel in Disguise” demos auctioned
May 18, 2020
Sketches of Paul’s Magic Piano auctioned
Mar 24, 2020
Rocking horse signed by Paul McCartney auctioned
November 19-29, 2015
1962 Star Club Hamburg tapes auctioned
Apr 01, 2015
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From dailymail.co.uk, March 27, 2019:
[…] A school book Sir Paul McCartney used as a teenager has sold for £46,800 – nearly 10 times its estimate.
The exercise book – which features a doodle of a man smoking and a teacher’s critical comments – sold at an auction of Beatles memorabilia in Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside.
Sir Paul, 76, used the exercise book at Liverpool Institute High School for Boys, where he was taught English literature by Alan ‘Dusty’ Durband.
Inside are 22 pages of essays he wrote on novels such as Thomas Hardy’s The Return Of The Native and John Milton’s Paradise Lost.
‘I’d answer the question first before challenging its truth,’ Mr Durband tells him on page three of the exercise book, from the 1959/60 school year.
But the teenager, 17 or 18 at the time, showed promise, achieving marks from B- to B++ for his work. […]
Last updated on December 28, 2020
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