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Beatles jackets and piano go under the hammer

Rare jackets worn by George Harrison and Ringo Starr in the filming of The Beatles 1965 film Help! are to go up for sale.

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Rare Beatles memorabilia goes under the hammer in Liverpool

Jackets worn by George Harrison and Ringo Starr in the filming of The Beatles 1965 film Help! are to go up for sale.

They're expected to fetch up to £30,000 each and are among 200 lots going under the hammer in Liverpool including the piano used to pen the hit song and some hair clippings from the band.

Coats worn by Ringo Starr and George Harrison Credit: Omega auctions

The items were part of the film's director Richard Lester's private collection. The jackets were worn throughout the five days of filming in the Alps and also feature on the iconic album cover of the soundtrack.

BEATLES PIANO 1907 BECHSTEIN MODEL C CONCERT GRAND PIANO Credit: Omega auctions

The 82 year old director, was one of the most influential directors of the 1960s, directing The Beatles first film 'A Hard Days Night', 'Help!' and Superman during the 1980s amongst others.

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The sale is part of an auction of over 200 lots of rare Beatles memorabilia and vinyl records to be hosted by Omega Auctions on 20th March 2014 at the Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles number one hit "Can't Buy Me Love".

Beatles hair clippings!

Auctioneer Paul Fairweather says "as Beatles clothing goes these have got to be amongst the Holy Grail for any Beatles collector. They feature on one of their most recognisable album covers and I have a feeling these could really fly off the block!".

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