Beatles items on exhibition in HK

16:26, November 27, 2009      

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A rare collection of The Beatles memorabilia will be on exhibition in Hong Kong, where the band had performed during their first world tour in 1964.

"The Beatles: The Half-Century Legend", which will open to the public on Friday, features some 50 items including limited platinum records, autographed pictures, posters and personal instruments. The collection, drawn from The Beatles Museum in Japan, is worth over 3 million HK dollars.

Among the most precious items is a guitar once owned by former member Paul McCartney in the 1970s, which is said to be worth 700,000 HK dollars, according to the curator of The Beatles Museum. Also on display is a decoration mirror hand made by former member John Lennon.

The exhibition is going to be held in Tmtp Plaza, Hong Kong, and will run till January of next year.

Source: CCTV. com
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