How Much is the Original Beatles Butcher Album Cover Worth?

What is The Beatles butcher album cover, how many were made, and how much is it worth?

At Heritage Auctions, we’re happy to offer up rare and special Beatles items in every auction. Our November 14, 2020 auction is no different.

AUCTION PREVIEW: The Beatles Yesterday and Today First State Canadian Mono Butcher Cover With Original Vinyl LP

Not only do we have a copy of Double Fantasy signed by John and Yoko, along with the only known Please Please Me mono reference vinyl acetate given to VJ Records, but we also have an incredibly rare Canadian Butcher Cover.

The Beatles Yesterday and Today Butcher Cover

There are only three known in existence of the Beatles compilation Yesterday and Today with the original infamous cover artwork, featuring the Beatles in butcher smocks, with baby dolls and raw meat.

Our consignor was given this by a family friend, who was an area promotions manager for Capitol Records in Canada. She did not know how unique her gift was until she saw on the news that the new Beatles album was recalled because of its cover. The rep and his co-workers were asked to return their copies, but their boss never found out she kept this copy.

How Much is the Beatles Butcher Cover Worth?

The opening bid is $10,000.00. Now you can own this special item! Bid and track online on ha.com/7226 and watch the auction live on Saturday, November 14, 2020.

AUCTION PREVIEW: The Beatles Yesterday and Today First State Canadian Mono Butcher Cover With Original Vinyl LP

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This article was written as a collaborative effort by multiple experts within the category at Heritage Auctions.

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