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60's Beatles Merchandise Craze
4 February 2012
4.45pm
AliJaggerMcCartney
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I spent alot of time the other day online drooling over Beatles memorabilia from the early 60's and I thought, "Perfect topic for Beatles Bible!". So here I am!

My question is, Do you guys own any pieces of these rare novelties? If not, which ones do you want to own?

I'm kinda going after the Milton Bradley "Flip Your Wig" board game
http://www.fab4collectibles.co…..OM192b.jpg

And the Beatles thermos
http://beatles-endlessrain.com…..h-box2.jpg

Hey, what would you do for a Beatle Bar???
http://www.eskimo.com/~bpentiu…..oodbox.jpg

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4 February 2012
6.00pm
mithveaen
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 It never amazes me to see all the merchandising Beatles had those days. It was just insane!! a-hard-days-night-ringo-14

 

I'd like to have that lunch box though. heart

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4 February 2012
6.15pm
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I'm not really a memorabilia guy – at least not yet. More sole work, vinyls and books more my way now.

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
4 February 2012
8.23pm
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Beatle breath would be cool. heart

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
5 February 2012
12.24am
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The opposite of Mean Mr Mustard.

Have a great deal of that stuff. Love it. Have Yellow Submarine thermos.

Even better, Yellow Submarine Nabisco cereal boxes.

But a bunch of fakes out there…

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16 February 2012
12.24pm
JaiGuruDevaOm
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The only original merch I've got from the 60's are their records. Most of them are re-issues but I do have a few originals.

I have seen Beatles Talcum Powder aswell as Beatles Mothballs. What will they think of next?

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16 February 2012
2.16pm
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Beatles mothballs?!?a-hard-days-night-ringo-5

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