The painted drumskin that appears on the sleeve of the Beatles' 1967 album, Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, is estimated pounds 25,000- pounds 35,000. Will limited-edition lithographs of record sleeves acquire value as collectables? EMI launched a series of American editions this year, including Sergeant Pepper. Prints from 10 of the editions of 9,800, signed by graphic and recording artists, are in the sale: pounds 1,000- pounds 1,500 each.
The sale has the front door from the offices of the Beatles' Apple Corps in Savile Row, London, covered with fans' graffiti: pounds 15,000- pounds 18,000. Top lot is John Lennon singing with his skiffle group the Quarry Men in 1957: pounds 100,000- pounds 150,000.
An example of the latest pre-war television estimates: a 1937 HMV model 902 with deco cabinet and radio-gram (only 11 were made) is pounds 1,500- pounds 2,000 at Phillips Bayswater mechanical music sale, Tuesday (12 noon).Reuse content