In England will be sold sunglasses Lennon, trampled by the musician
The auction house estimated points is 3.5 thousand pounds.
LONDON, February 17. /Offset. TASS Ilya Dmitriev/. Sunglasses that one of the founders of the British musical group The Beatles John Lennon (1940-1980) was crushed in a fit of anger, put up for auction in England. According to the newspaper Mirror, round glasses have become a fixture of Lennon in the last years of the legendary “fab four”, estimated at 3.5 thousand pounds ($4.5 million).
Once, in the 1970s, John Lennon, talking on the phone in the house of his uncle in London, so angry that I stepped on your glasses, then threw them away. But the uncle of one of the most famous people on the planet, Charlie Lennon, was sorry points. He pulled them from the trash, repaired it, and the history carefully recorded by hand. “Yes, the boy was still the same character, but I thought it’s like throwing money to the wind,” explains uncle his action in a letter that will go to those who buy points.
Lennon started a solo career after the breakup of the Beatles in 1970, was killed a few years later after the incident with the glasses. His life was cut short on 8 December 1980 in new York. Uncle experienced his nephew 42 years
Since rarity was kept by a collector from Yorkshire. Auction house from this County in the North of England — Ryedale Auctioneers will hold an auction.
The prices of the items, or otherwise associated with the Beatles, reach unprecedented heights. In 2015 auction in the United States drum set drummer Ringo Starr was sold for $2.2 million.
As found in last year’s letter from Lennon to the Queen of great Britain Elizabeth II, in which the rebel and political activist, refused the order of the British Empire in protest against the military strategy of the United Kingdom, was estimated by the auctioneers in 60 thousand pounds sterling (more than $73 million).