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Magical mystery of Sir Paul McCartney's door is solved

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The magical mystery behind a letter of authenticity for Sir Paul McCartney’s old door has led to a charity donation. The front door from the former home of the McCartney family, in Liverpool’s Forthlin Road, is among items set to go under the hammer and is expected to fetch about £8,500.

It came with a letter from Sheila Jones, who lived in the house after the McCartneys moved out.  But when Sheila and her family read about The Beatles 22nd annual memorabilia auction in the ECHO, they revealed she never wrote a letter. Auction organiser Stephen Bailey said: “The ECHO informed us she never wrote the letter that came with the door and we spoke to Sheila’s son. “We got in touch with the vendor of the door, who bought the item with the letter at a previous auction.

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Source: Liverpool Echo

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