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Pete Best's jacket

Red jacket with black pattern, black collar and black trim, displayed on a mannequin

Pete Best, the original drummer for The Beatles 1960-1962, wore this honeycomb patterned shirt jacket at the recording session of 'My Bonnie' and all of the band's first German sessions for Polydor.

The jacket is signed three times by Pete on the front by the pocket, on the collar and inside.

Accession number MLL.2006.27

Detail of signature on collar of jacket

Detail of the signature on the collar

Detail of signature on jacket pocket

Detail of the signature on the pocket

Detail of signatures on collar and inside of jacket

Detail of the signatures on the collar and inside the jacket