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'Paul McCartney's trousers' turn up in Bridlington

Sunday, August 11, 2013

A Bridlington man is hoping a pair of half-century old leather strides he claims once belonged to Paul McCartney could trouser him thousands of pounds. Mike Hoggard claims Beatles manager Brian Epstein gave them to him when he played in a jazz band at Liverpool's Cavern Club in the early 1960s.

Mr Hoggard said the trousers, marked with the name "Paul", are the right size to have been the music legend's. He now hopes he can sell the leather piece of music history to a museum. 'Fancied a pair' A leather jacket belonging to George Harrison sold for £110,450 at an auction in December.

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Source: BBC News Humberside

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