12 January 1963


Invicta Ballroom, High Street, Chatham, Kent


"A black and white Beatles Parlophone promotional card autographed on the reverse by the group in blue ballpoint pen. The autographs were obtained at the Invicta Ballroom, Chatham, Kent, England on January 12th 1963, at the time of the concert this was The Beatles southernmost engagement. John Lennon has added 'xxx' below his name, Paul McCartney has added 'xxx' below his name, George Harrison has added 'To Vivian x' above his name and 'xxxx' below his name and Ringo Starr has added 'To Viv Love and Luck' above his name and 'xxx' below his name. Comes with a letter from the original recipient. The photograph on the front of the promotional card was taken by Dezo Hoffman. It pictures The Beatles recording 'Love Me Do' in EMI Studios, Abbey Road, London on September 4th 1962. Each signature is very well formed, bold and spaced on the card. Measures 14.5cm x 8.75cm (5.75 inches x 3.5 inches). The card has wear to the edges and some light staining on the top left side. Very good minus condition."

Source: Tracks

January 12, 1963

The last known performance with a "RINGO STARR" logo on Ringo's bass drumskin.

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