Ringo Starr has introduced the sale of limited-edition life-size replicas of his hand, with costs beginning at $2,000.
The Beatles icon reduce a cope with Julien’s Auctions to promote the figures, which can be found in signed bronze and stainless steel editions, bearing the legend “Peace & Love,” and are available a presentation case with a certificates of authenticity. Solely 250 of every model might be made out there. Whereas the bronze version is $2,000, the metal model prices $5,000 – though delivery is included in each offers.
“Every life-sized hand paintings options Starr’s iconic peace image, his signature greeting and enduring message to the world for the final 5 many years,” the public sale website reported. “Starr has delivered this message in lots of varieties: from his annual request for followers to affix him in making the hand image on his birthday, to the 8-foot tall, 800-pound chrome steel statue devoted to him in Beverly Hills, CA, and past. With all the proceeds benefiting the Lotus Basis in its mission of funding, supporting, collaborating in, and selling a variety of charitable initiatives, these artworks ship this message of Peace & Love anew.”
Starr staged a notable auction of memorabilia through Julien’s in 2015 together with his first-ever Ludwig drumkit, and his copy of the Beatles’ White Album with serial quantity 0000001. It raised over $9 million, with a lot of the cash directed in direction of the Lotus Foundation, which he fashioned with spouse Barbara. Its targets are “to fund, assist, take part in and promote charitable initiatives geared toward advancing social welfare in numerous areas together with, however not restricted to, substance abuse, cerebral palsy, mind tumors, most cancers, battered ladies and their kids, homelessness [and] animals in want.”
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