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Press Release - March 21, 2003

Amazing Beatles records and memorabilia in Heritage November Auction

Dallas, TX: Heritage Galleries, the world's largest auctioneer of collectibles, is proud to present, at its Wizard World Texas Signature auction in Arlington (near Dallas) November 20-25, one of the finest collections of Beatles memorabilia, autographs and records, ever presented in auction. Offered will be numerous autographs, toys, and another important artifacts from the Fab Four.

Also offered will be the Bill Paquin Beatle record collection. For over two decades, Bill Paquin has been collecting American Beatles records and other rock and roll gems. Highlights of the auction, which will be held in Dallas this coming November, already include the following items from Bill Paquin.

"Introducing the Beatles" Ad Back VJ LP in shrink wrap in Mint condition. Only a few are known worldwide in this grade. This is the first U.S. Beatles album.

"Introducing the Beatles" with column back and song sticker.

Almost every Beatle mono Capitol album, still sealed, including such favorites as "Sgt Pepper", "Magical Mystery Tour", "Help", plus numerous rarities.

Beatles VJ 498 45 "Please, Please Me" White label promo with "Beattles" misspelled This is the first U.S. Beatles 45.

"Meet The Beatles" Still Sealed Mono album with the rare #9 on the back cover.

"Hard Day's Night" white label promo LP with rare DJ stamp on back cover.

"Yesterday and Today" Peeled Butcher Cover in Stereo

Other items to be offered in the November sale will be the unique and historic United Artists publicity department's early proposal renderings (3) of the "Hard Day's Night" and (1)"Yellow Submarine" movie posters. Included will also be Beatles autographs, toys, including a set of the very rare oversized store display nodders, record player, lunchboxes, model sets, toy instruments in original boxes and a great selection of the massive merchandising campaign used to launch what would become the twentieth century's greatest musical force. In addition to the great Beatle items offered there will be historic Rock and Roll artifacts including autographs from Elvis Presley, Jimi Hendrix and the early Rolling Stones, including Brian Jones. Also offered will be the guitar strap Hendrix wore at Woodstock as well as his Fender Strat used to record "Electric Ladyland" and "Are You Experienced". Elvis Presley's acoustic Gibson guitar, is offered with tremendous documentation, as well as, many, many other historic Rock and Roll items. To order your catalog, call 800-872-6467 Ext 290.

Prospective consignors are invited to call or write to Heritage today if your total consignment has a fair market value of $5,000 or more (with each individual lot having a value of at least $500).

The consignment deadline is September 30, 2003.

To consign your comics, toys, original art or illustration art, please contact Ed Jaster ( at 214-252-4288, John Petty ( at 214-252-4392, or Fred McSurley ( at 214-252-4293. To consign movie and music-related material, contact Grey Smith ( at 214-252-4367.

Or visit and click on the "consign" tab. The earliest items consigned receive more pre-sale publicity.

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