60 Years of the Long Beach Expo


Historic and valuable documents involving The Beatles’ first U.S. recording contract will be among the 1960s era memorabilia on display at the September 2014 Long Beach Expo.

Beatles Memorabilia, Classic 1960s Mustang and Rare Gold Coins Highlight Long Beach Expo

(Long Beach, California) — A display of 1964-era memorabilia of The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Cassius Clay/Muhammad Ali and Bob Dylan will highlight the next Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo (www.LongBeachExpo.com), September 4 – 6, 2014. An original copy of The Beatles’ first U.S. recording contract with Vee Jay Records, valued today at $100,000, and a classic mid-1960’s poppy red exterior/white interior Ford Mustang convertible, nicknamed “Cherry Pie,” will be among the displays.
The three-day collectibles show will be held in the Long Beach Convention Center, 100 S. Pine Ave., in Long Beach, California. Free admission coupons are available online with the Promo Code SEPTPR.
The Long Beach Expo was started in 1964, and the display of entertainment memorabilia from that era is part of the show’s 50th anniversary celebration. There also will be a multi-million dollar exhibit for the first time in public of the finest known collection of historic, early 20th century U.S. gold coins designed by acclaimed sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens at the personal request of President Teddy Roosevelt.
“More than 500 collectibles dealers attending the show will be buying and selling rare coins, gold, silver, paper money, stamps, postcards, sports memorabilia, estate jewelry and other items. Many of the expert dealers will offer free, informal appraisals for the public’s collectibles,” said Long Beach Expo President Cassi East.
Heritage Auctions will conduct auctions of U.S. and world coins and paper money.
Admission is $8 for adults, $4 for seniors and children aged 8 to 16. However, free admission coupons are available in advance online.
This million dollar 1927-D Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle gold coin is part of The A&A Saints Collection that will be displayed for the first time in public during the September 2014 Long Beach Expo.
This 1860 U.S. Assay Commission medal is part of the Numismatic Americana Reference Collection that will be displayed for the first time in California at the September 2014 Long Beach Expo.
“Simply go to our website, www.LongBeachExpo.com, click ‘Get Passes,’ enter the special Promo Code, SEPTPR, and print out the free admission coupon to present at the show’s registration desk,” said East.
The show will be open Thursday and Friday, September 4 and 5, from 10 am to 7 pm, and Saturday, September 6, from 10 am to 5 pm.
For additional information, visit online at www.LongBeachExpo.com, call the Long Beach Expo at (888) 743-9316 or email at [email protected].