Got back! Stolen Penny Lane sign made famous by the Beatles is returned 47 ... trends now

Got back! Stolen Penny Lane sign made famous by the Beatles is returned 47 ... trends now
Got back! Stolen Penny Lane sign made famous by the Beatles is returned 47 ... trends now

Got back! Stolen Penny Lane sign made famous by the Beatles is returned 47 ... trends now

Taken in 1976, nine years after the Beatles' single made the road famous   The Beatles Story museum was contacted by an anonymous former student The sign is now on display in the museum on Liverpool's Albert Dock

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A Penny Lane street sign stolen by drunk students has been returned to Liverpool - 47 years after the theft.

The sign was taken in 1976, nine years after the road was made famous when the Beatles' single of the same name was released.

Earlier this year, The Beatles Story museum was contacted by an anonymous former student who said he wanted to send the 'totally pristine' sign back to the city.

The man, who described the petty thieves as 'worse for wear' when they stole the sign, said: 'Because I am getting on a bit now, I want to return it to the Pool, where I spent six very happy years as a student, undergrad then postgrad, including meeting my wife of 44 years.

'Obviously, Liverpool is where the sign should now spend the rest of its days.'

The sign is not the only one to have been stolen from the road, in the Mossley Hill area of the city, but museum bosses say it is the

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