…And in the end: Legal document initiating The Beatles’ official breakup to be auctioned this week

Courtesy of Christie’s

A legal document in which Paul McCartney sought to initiate the official breakup of The Beatles will go up for bid on Thursday, June 14, as part of a Christie’s auction in New York City.

In the historic affidavit, which dates from December 1970, McCartney details the various reasons why he wants to dissolve his partnership with John Lennon and the other members of the group.

The document, which is estimated to fetch between $100,000 and $150,000, also features handwritten comments by John Lennon reacting to his band mate’s complaints.

Among the reasons McCartney lists for launching his legal …read more

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