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Omega AuctionsMarch 24, 2020Newton-le-Willows, United Kingdom

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BINDER, EDWARDS AND VAUGHAN - PAUL MCCARTNEY MAGIC PIANO DESIGN SKETCHES. Incredible collection of original design proofs/materials/sketches by the BEV Collective (Binder, Edwards, Vaughan) for the famous psychedelic designs painted onto Paul McCartney's 'Magic Piano' circa late 1966. Includes three sheets of tracing paper (approx 15 x 10'') one in pencil clearly identifiable as a design for the part of the front left portion of the piano, two in pen one with title 'Sketches For Piano' and signed by Douglas Binder, another with handwritten annotations, four further sketches are on 'The Million Volt Light and Sound Rave' stationary (this was another BEV commission), and seven further sketches in pen. Provenance: Found by a builder/property developer at a mill he purchased east of Manchester. Please see images for page detailing 'Commissions' which mentions Paul McCartney's piano. Note, this page is not included in this lot.

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The Beatles Collection

Omega Auctions
March 24, 2020, 10:30 AM GMT

Omega Auctions Sankey Valley Industrial Estate, Newton-le-Willows, MSY, WA12 8DN, UK


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