A series of limited edition statues in the Rock Iconz series representing characters from the animated film classic The Beatles, Yellow Submarine are being offered for sale by KnuckleBonz, a company that specializes in creating hand-crafted statues for music fans and collectors.
It is working with Apple Corps. to create this series in limited edition. These collectibles are licensed and approved by Apple Corps, Ltd. Live Nation Merchandise, Inc. The Beatles North America Licensing Agent brokered the deal, says KnuckleBonz.[ Also Read: Meet the 100 Greatest Music Artists ]
All figures are 1/9 scale (approximately 9″ high), hand-painted, numbered and each comes with a certificate of authenticity.
The first release in the series is the “Blue Meanie”, the Yellow Submarine’s arch villain. The “Blue Meanie” by KnuckleBonz is shipping next week from www.knucklebonz.com in time for holiday delivery.
The “Blue Meanie” Rock Iconz will be exclusive with only 1968 statues created in this limited edition.
KnuckleBonz creates hi-end sculpture that features rock’s most highly influential artists.
Dedicated to honoring rocks greatest through artistry, KnuckleBonz has established the music-based collectible series: Rock Iconz.
The Beatles “Blue Meanie” Rock Iconz Statue is scheduled to ship Nov. 29, 2010 and is available at http://knucklebonz.com/beatlesbluebeanie.html and through select retailers worldwide.
The Yellow Submarine Rock Iconz statues of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr will debut in February 2011.[ Also Read: YouTube to Honor Music Man John Lennon ]
You can go to http://knucklebonz.com/beatles.html for more information. Only 3000 of each of these statues will be created. Pre-orders are available now. Each figure is sold separately for $115.
‘The Beatles’ is a registered trademark of Apple Corps Limited and Apple Group of related companies.