The Beatles arrive at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport in February 1964Image: CNN The Beatles arrive at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport in February 1964
Image: CNN

Britannia Ruled in 1964, with the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Yardbirds, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Petula Clark and Dusty Springfield filling the American airwaves.

We pay homage to our Likely Lads from Liverpool, with a selection of Beatles memorabilia.

f8ce16ca-9b65-11e6-8ea3-82f9c77a8b29 A black and white photograph of the door to Apple studios, (No 3 Savile Row.) Taken in 1996

This is an image of the door The Beatles passed through to play for the last time on the roof. The door itself is now in the USA. This image of the door was taken in 1996 by Liverpudlian John Stoddart, best known for having taken scores of photographs of famous faces including Pierce Brosnan, Carla Bruni, Michael Caine, Anthony Hopkins, Jude Law, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

3 original contact sheets of photographs made of Beatles guitarist George Harrison and his girlfriend Pattie Boyd visiting the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco in 1966 3 original contact sheets of photographs made of Beatles guitarist George Harrison and his girlfriend Pattie Boyd visiting the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco in 1966

Pattie Boyd's relationships with rock royalty made her one of the 20th century's most photographed women. She was the first wife of both George Harrison and Eric Clapton. The Beatles song Something,which Harrison penned, was inspired by her. Clapton's 1970 hit song Layla was also influenced by his love for Boyd.

The Beatles The Beatles In Italy - Parlophon(e)vOriginal first 1965 press The Beatles The Beatles In Italy - Parlophon(e)vOriginal first 1965 press

The Beatles - "With The Beatles " - Rare German ODEON gold rim label The Beatles - "With The Beatles " - Rare German ODEON gold rim label

The Beatles - 1965 Cartoon. Hand drawn & hand painted cell The Beatles - 1965 Cartoon. Hand drawn & hand painted cell

39 episodes were created and aired for the American animated television series which featured a representation of the band. The show ran from 1965 to 1969 on ABC and was the first weekly television series to feature cartoon versions of real, living people. It was one of the most successful daytime television shows in the States in the 20th century.

All pieces featured are at auction on Catawiki. Check out the full catalogue here.

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