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John Lennon (British 1940 - 1980) & Yoko Ono (Japanese, American 1933)

An interview and other memorabilia from the first 'Bed-In', Hilton, Amsterdam, 1969
12000 - 16000
*Realised prices include all applicable costs.

A four page handwritten interview (two sheets), with the answers by John Lennon and Yoko Ono to questions by a fan, accompanied by a handwritten and signed letter from John and Yoko to the fan on Amsterdam Hilton stationary. Offered with several other memorabilia: - the original envelope in which the interview was sent to the Hilton Hotel, Amsterdam, room 902; - a blue ballpoint pen (considered to be the pen used for the interview by Yoko Ono) - a photograph of the couple in bed signed 'Yoko Ono' (lower right) (26 March 1969); - a small photograph signed 'John Lennon Yoko Ono' with additional caricatures of the couple by Lennon (26 March 1969) (on the reverse); - a small exhibition catalogue of fourteen John Lennon lithographs exhibited in Amsterdam 7 February - 7 March 1970; - a copy of 'The Beatles Monthly Book', No. 68, March 1969 (signed by John and Yoko on p. 17); - a Beatles fanclub membercard;, interview signed twice 'John Lennon Yoko Ono' and with additional characteristic caricatures of the couple in Lennon's hand twice (lower left), letter signed 'John Yoko' (in the centre). Interview and letter overall in very good condition, with remnants of tape to the left corner of each interview paper, letter with tape remnants to all corners. Photographs worn: creased, small tears in places. Other memorabilia in good condition.

interview 25.5 x 21 cm. (each), letter 26.5 x 19 cm., and various sizes