Christie’s Auction Of Lennon Memorabilia Totals Over $400,000

John Lennon memorabilia, including a leather collar he wore during the 1960s, was auctioned by Christie’s for a total of $400,500.

The auction house called it the “most significant collection of Beatles’ memorabilia to come on the market in over 10 years.”

The items included a colored felt-pen drawing by Lennon ($17,800), a letter with his signature ($9,800) and “Happy Fish,” a pen-and-ink drawing ($17,000).

The two items that drew the highest bids Wednesday were the leather collar that Lennon wore in 1967 and 1968, which sold for $178,000, and a custom-made Vox Kensington guitar used by Lennon and fellow Beatle George Harrison in 1967, also for $178,000.


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