Bernie Taupin

Bernie Taupin

Reference number:

BTAW5
POA

Description:

An original Round and About Bulls Eye Magazine twelve page local Parish magazine (No3 4d every month) dating to July 1960, hand-written, edited, sketched and signed on several occasions in ink by Bernie Taupin

There are numerous articles / titles relating to ; Cowboy of The Month / History of General Wolf / Sport / Wanted / Lincolnshire / Collectors Corner / Wyatt Earp / Book Review / Walt Disney / War (Written & Signed by his older brother Tony Taupin) / Animals / Jokes / Guns / Buzzer the Bee / Bikes and Viking Ship

Certification:

The magazines were written / collated / edited and drawn by 11 year old Bernie Taupin and date between June 1960-August 1961, when he lived as a young man in the village of Owmby-by-Spital in Lincolnshire. The magazines were given to and purchased for 4d at the time by friends of his family Mr and Mrs Ernest Burkitt. She being the local piano teacher and he a farmer within the village. The magazines were recently found and came into the possession of their grand-son Andrew. Bernie Taupin had always showed an early flair for writing and sketching. At age 15, he left school and started work as a trainee in the print room of the local newspaper The Lincolnshire Standard with aspirations of becoming a journalist. He soon left and then worked several part-time dead-end jobs before when aged 17, he answered the 1967 NME advertisement that eventually changed his life and led to his collaboration with Elton John

Size:

29x21cm Sized Magazine (12 pages back to back)

Condition:

Average-Good. No major rips or tears

Bernie Taupin

Reference number:

BTAW4
POA

Description:

An original Round and About Bulls Eye Magazine eight page local Parish magazine (No2 4d every month) dating to May-June 1960, hand-written, edited, sketched and signed on several occasions in ink by Bernie Taupin

There are numerous articles / titles relating to ; Wyatt Earp / motor-cyclist Geoff Duke / Owmby / Camping / Cooking Macaroni / The Story of The Olympics / Rin Tin Tin / Jokes / Book Review / Puzzle Corner / Criticism / From the Editor

Certification:

The magazines were written / collated / edited and drawn by 11 year old Bernie Taupin and date between June 1960-August 1961, when he lived as a young man in the village of Owmby-by-Spital in Lincolnshire. The magazines were given to and purchased for 4d at the time by friends of his family Mr and Mrs Ernest Burkitt. She being the local piano teacher and he a farmer within the village. The magazines were recently found and came into the possession of their grand-son Andrew. Bernie Taupin had always showed an early flair for writing and sketching. At age 15, he left school and started work as a trainee in the print room of the local newspaper The Lincolnshire Standard with aspirations of becoming a journalist. He soon left and then worked several part-time dead-end jobs before when aged 17, he answered the 1967 NME advertisement that eventually changed his life and led to his collaboration with Elton John

Size:

29x21cm Sized Magazine (8 pages back to back)

Condition:

Average-Good. No major rips or tears

Bernie Taupin

Reference number:

BTAW3
POA

Description:

An original Owmby Gazette two page local Parish magazine dating to August 1961, hand-written, edited, sketched in ink by Bernie Taupin

There are various articles / titles relating to ; The Last Gunfight / News / Goodbye / Joke / Luger Gun / Sport / Advertisements / Famous People

Certification:

The magazines were written / collated / edited and drawn by 11 year old Bernie Taupin and date between June 1960-August 1961, when he lived as a young man in the village of Owmby-by-Spital in Lincolnshire. The magazines were given to and purchased for 4d at the time by friends of his family Mr and Mrs Ernest Burkitt. She being the local piano teacher and he a farmer within the village. The magazines were recently found and came into the possession of their grand-son Andrew. Bernie Taupin had always showed an early flair for writing and sketching. At age 15, he left school and started work as a trainee in the print room of the local newspaper The Lincolnshire Standard with aspirations of becoming a journalist. He soon left and then worked several part-time dead-end jobs before when aged 17, he answered the 1967 NME advertisement that eventually changed his life and led to his collaboration with Elton John

Size:

25x20cm Sized Page (Single Page back to back)

Condition:

Average-Good. No rips or tears

Bernie Taupin

Reference number:

BTAW2
POA

Description:

An original Owmby Gazette four page local Parish magazine dating to Easter March 1961, hand-written, edited, sketched and signed on numerous occasions in ink by Bernie Taupin

There are various articles / titles relating to ; Back Again / Away / Exam / The Sacred Tomahawk / Advertisements / Jokes / People / Times / Owmby Dogs / Easter / Repairs / Spastics / Sale

Certification:

The magazines were written / collated / edited and drawn by 11 year old Bernie Taupin and date between June 1960-August 1961, when he lived as a young man in the village of Owmby-by-Spital in Lincolnshire. The magazines were given to and purchased for 4d at the time by friends of his family Mr and Mrs Ernest Burkitt. She being the local piano teacher and he a farmer within the village. The magazines were recently found and came into the possession of their grand-son Andrew. Bernie Taupin had always showed an early flair for writing and sketching. At age 15, he left school and started work as a trainee in the print room of the local newspaper The Lincolnshire Standard with aspirations of becoming a journalist. He soon left and then worked several part-time dead-end jobs before when aged 17, he answered the 1967 NME advertisement that eventually changed his life and led to his collaboration with Elton John

Size:

25x20cm Sized Lined Exercise Book Pages (4 pages back to back)

Condition:

Average-Good. Minor damage. No rips or tears

Bernie Taupin

Reference number:

BTAW1
POA

Description:

An original Owmby Gazette four page local Parish magazine dating to February 1961, hand-written, edited, sketched and signed on numerous occasions in ink by Bernie Taupin

There are various articles / titles relating to ; The Postman / Whisky / Roadmen / Near at Hand / Advertisements / Editor / Owmby Dogs / Owmby Parsons / Taupins House / Owmby / The Village / Name the Rivers

Certification:

The magazines were written / collated / edited and drawn by 11 year old Bernie Taupin and date between June 1960-August 1961, when he lived as a young man in the village of Owmby-by-Spital in Lincolnshire. The magazines were given to and purchased for 4d at the time by friends of his family Mr and Mrs Ernest Burkitt. She being the local piano teacher and he a farmer within the village. The magazines were recently found and came into the possession of their grand-son Andrew. Bernie Taupin had always showed an early flair for writing and sketching. At age 15, he left school and started work as a trainee in the print room of the local newspaper The Lincolnshire Standard with aspirations of becoming a journalist. He soon left and then worked several part-time dead-end jobs before when aged 17, he answered the 1967 NME advertisement that eventually changed his life and led to his collaboration with Elton John

Size:

25x20cm (4 lined exercise book pages Back to Back)

Condition:

Average-Good. Ageing but no rips or tears

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About Bernie Taupin

Bernie Taupin

BERNIE TAUPIN. English lyricist, poet, singer and artist born in Lincolnshire United Kingdom on May 22nd 1950. He is best known for his long-term collaboration with Elton John, having written the lyrics for most of John's songs. In 1967, he answered an advertisement placed in the UK music paper New Musical Express by Liberty Records, a company that was seeking new songwriters. Elton John responded to the same advertisement and they were brought together collaborating on many projects since. They were both inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992

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Bernie Taupin

Reference number:

12523C
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Description:

An original personal cheque drawn on City National Bank Beverly Hills dated September 8th 1977 for $305.55 to Pacific Telephone, clearly signed in black ink by Bernie Taupin

Certification:

Original personal cheque. All usual bank stamps on front and rear. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

21x8.5cm Cheque

Condition:

Good. View Images. 9/10 condition 

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