A rare 1962 concert poster advertising a Beatles concert has fetched £11,750 at an auction of pop memorabilia.
Beatles memorabilia always sells well (Pic: Christie's Images Ltd)
Hundreds of items related to the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Queen and Madonna also went under the hammer at the sale in London.
A wooden sculpture of a cupboard, designed by John Lennon, claimed the highest price of the day, £28,200.
Trousers worn in 1984 by the late Queen star Freddie Mercury were sold to the Hard Rock Cafe for £4,230.
Thursday's sale at Christie's featured everything from lyrics, gold discs, unpublished photographs, contracts and concert flyers.
An in-flight Pan Am menu signed by the Beatles fetched almost £10,000. The menu, from 1964, was one of 177 lots to be snapped up.
Other items from the Beatles included an autograph note signed by Lennon for £19,975, and a signed
programme for the group's 1965 US tour that fetched £13,512.
A 1976 pencil sketch on paper of Charlie Chaplin by Michael Jackson went for £4,112, above its estimate of £1,200.
Memorabilia linked to the greatest names in pop is highly attractive to collectors.
Last month auctioneers reported a rare photograph of the Beatles on sale in an internet auction attracted huge interest from bidders.
The 1965 picture, which lay undiscovered for more than 30 years, reached £6,900 in bids and the auction website attracted more than 30,000 visitors during its first few hours online.
In April, a cardboard cut-out of Marlene Dietrich used on the cover of the Beatles' Sergeant Pepper album sold at auction for £86,250.