The 200 images are part of 3,500 unseen photos shot by Bob Bonis, U.S. tour manager of the Beatles and Rolling Stones from 1964 to 1966. The shots remained private through Bonis’ life and stayed undiscovered in his basement following his death in 1992. Five years ago, the photos saw the light of day when Bob’s son, Alex Bonis, began to roll out 10 pictures per month over the period of two years. Made public through eBay’s art and collectibles store, the photos run from $175 for 11 by 14 inch prints all the way up to $625 or more for 20 by 24 inch prints. They are bought first-come-first-serve rather than through an auction, with 10% of the proceeds benefitting the Grammy Foundation, the Grammy Museum, and other renowned organizations. The Grammy Museum has volunteered to provide a certificate of authenticity with each limited-edition print, a move that Raj Prem believes can increase the value of the pictures and make them worth more than their selling cost.
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