Ringo Starr's Jacket From The Beatles' 'Help!' Tops Rock Memorabilia Auction

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Ringo Starr during the filming of "Help!" in 1965.

The dapper double-breasted jacket that Ringo Starr wore in the 1965 Beatles movie "Help!" is going on the auction block.

Boston-based RR Auctions says online bidding for the black woolen jacket featured in the Beatles' second film will run July 16 through July 23.

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The jacket is among nearly 500 items for sale in a "Marvels of Modern Music" auction. Also going up for auction are a 1971 letter that Doors frontman Jim Morrison wrote from Paris to a couple in Beverly Hills, California, and a 1980 custom-designed Hamer electric guitar used by Johnny Ramone.


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