Dezo Hoffman The Beatles signed photograph to sell for £5,000

One of the finest Beatles signed photos to appear at auction in recent years is up for grabs at East Bristol Auctions in the United Kingdom on 29th November with a £3,000 - £5,000 estimate. 

The Beatles signed photo for sale at East Bristol Auctions
Image: East Bristol Auctions


The 10 inch x 8 inch black and white photograph was taken by photographer Dezo Hoffman and features The Beatles walking down a London street showing, left to right, Lennon, Starr, McCartney and Harrison, with each signing next to their image in blue ink.

The provenance states the photographs and signatures were obtained by a friend of Sir John Read, the Chairman of EMI Records, for his daughter 'Susan' to whom the photo is dedicated.

Dezo Hoffman was a Slovakian photographer who first photographed The Beatles in 1962 when they were still unknown, but also photographed the likes of Charlie Chaplin, Marilyn Monroe and the Rolling Stones.

The majority of Hoffman's Beatles photographs have been on display at the Egri Road Beatles Museum in Eger, Hungary since 2015.

Hoffman's Beatles photos are hugely popular with collectors with a similar example signed by The Beatles selling for £6,875 at Bonham's back in June 2017, so expect this one to be hitting the £10,000 mark.

About your Author:

Adrian Roose has over 30 years’ experience covering all aspects of the rare stamp & memorabilia industry during which he has sold over £50m of unique items, helping build collections for Royalty, household name celebrities and 1,000s of collectors around the world.

Adrian was previously a Director at Stanley Gibbons, a Board Member of Stampex, and Executive Director of Paul Fraser Collectibles, PFC Auctions and JustCollecting, prior to founding The Memorabilia Club.

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