The single sold for more than $14k
The Beatles first demonstration single for Parlophone “Love Me Do” has been officially confirmed as sold through Discogs for $14,757.00US (£11,250.00) breaking a Discogs sales record for a 7″ single. Released on October 5, 1962, this is one of only 250 issued with McCartney (McArtney) incorrectly spelled in the writing credit. The single was purchased through Discogs nearly 55 years to the day of release, having sold on October 9, 2017.
Fans can view the entire Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold on Discogs for October 2017.
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