More Smiths auction items in Omega listing includes Liz Taylor postcards and early promo lyric book

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    Link posted by ALLIE WALLS in the original thread "Manchester Music Memories - auction includes original Smiths shirt and 1983 Morrissey letter":

    Smiths items - Omega Auctions

    Other items of interest not mentioned in the previous article include:

    Lot 374: SMITHS EARLY PROMOTIONAL LYRIC BOOK

    UPDATE Nov. 28:
    Winning bid: £750

    Description:

    SMITHS EARLY PROMOTIONAL LYRIC BOOK. A rare example of a circa 1984 lyric book. Features 5 pages with printed lyrics to Hand In Glove, Handsome Devil, These Things Take Time (with handwritten amendments in pencil), What Difference Does it Make, Jeane, The Hand That Rocks The Cradle, Suffer Little Children and Miserable Lie. Glad Hips Inc and the office address is listed on last page. Condition is excellent, with minor evidence of rust to staples. Measures approx A4 size.



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    Lot 391: MORRISSEY HANDWRITTEN BIRTHDAY CARD

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    UPDATE Nov. 28:
    Winning bid: £380

    Description:

    MORRISSEY HANDWRITTEN BIRTHDAY CARD. A novelty birthday card with handwritten note in the hand of Steven Morrissey (and signed "Steven"). Provenance: card was sent in 1983 from Morrissey to Liz Taylor, who designed t-shirts and artwork for The Smiths. To include letter of provenance supplied by the vendor.

    Lot 392: MORRISSEY HANDWRITTEN POSTCARD

    UPDATE Nov. 28:
    Winning bid: £600

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    Lot 393: MORRISSEY HANDWRITTEN POSTCARD AND SMITHS TAPE

    UPDATE Nov. 28:
    Winning bid: £1,050


    Description:

    MORRISSEY HANDWRITTEN POSTCARD AND SMITHS TAPE. An original Rough Trade promotional postcard with handwritten note to verso in the hand of Stephen Morrissey, also to include a cassette of the self titled album alluded to in the note. Provenance: note was sent circa early 1980s from Morrissey to Liz Taylor, who designed t-shirts and artwork for The Smiths.


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