George Harrison's Leather Jacket Sold For £110,000 In Beatles Memorabilia Auction

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George Harrison's leather jacket has sold for more than £110,000 in an auction of Beatles memorabilia.

The black jacket, which was bought for £110,450 by a private collector, dated from the Fab Four's stay in Hamburg in 1960, appeared in many early Beatles photographs and was frequently worn on stage between 1960 and 1962.

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Harrison's 1964 custom-made leather "Beatle" boots, valued at more than £10,000, were snapped up for £61,250 and an orange Western-style shirt identical to the one worn by Harrison during the 1971 Concert For Bangladesh sold for £23,750.

A guitar used by Sir Paul McCartney in the 1950s, before the Beatles formed, went for £43,250 at Bonham's in Knightsbridge, central London.

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Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison

Rock memorabilia relating to Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Queen, T Rex and U2 were also sold at the Entertainment Memorabilia sale, which amassed a total of £624,619.

Prices include the buyer's premium.

Rare Beatles photos, courtesy of Robert Whitaker on behalf of LIFE Books

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