Julien’s Auctions will hold the sale at the Times Square Hard Rock Cafe in New York and online on April 10 – 50 years to the day since McCartney indicated that The Fab Four were over.
Along with the Hey Jude lyric sheet, the sale will also feature memorabilia, guitars and instruments, autographed items, rare vinyl, obscure licensed material and more.
Some of the other highlights include a baseball signed by McCartney, John Lennon (opens in new tab), George Harrison (opens in new tab) and Ringo Starr (opens in new tab) from the Beatles’ last ever US show at Candlestick Park, San Francisco, and a pair of beige wide-cut corduroy trousers worn by Lennon on the Magical Mystery Tour.
There’s also the original stage from the Beatles’ first performance from Liverpool’s Lathom Hall, which took place on May 14, 1960 when the band were billed as The Silver Beats. It was the group's first advertised concert and booked by Liverpool promoter Brian Kelly.
The sale will get under way at 10am local time on April 10. Visit Julien’s Auctions for further information.