Lennon Memorabilia To Be Auctioned Online
The white suit JOHN LENNON wore on the front cover of THE BEATLES album ABBEY ROAD is to be auctioned next month (OCT05) on the internet - for an expected $150,000 (GBP83,000).The sale - which contains 250 items and will run from 2 to 29 October - also includes a hearse used in the IMAGINE documentary, which is predicted to raise up to $300,000 (GBP165,000)
A portion of the proceeds from the Lennon memorabilia will benefit Amnesty International USA.
Other lots include MARILYN MONROE's 1961 appointment book, which could sell for $10,000 (GBP5,500) and the actress' phone book ($8,000/GBP4,400); and ELIZABETH TAYLOR's head-dress from the film CLEOPATRA ($3,000/GBP1,650), which is being sold by DEBBIE REYNOLDS.
The auction will take place on website Juliensauctions.com.