Beatles-played guitar, $408,000, Julien's Auctions

Beatles-played guitar, $408,000, Julien's Auctions

Beatles-played guitar, $408,000, Julien’s Auctions

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By Ken Hall
Beatles-played guitar, $408,000, Julien's AuctionsA rare VOX guitar played by two legendary Beatles – John Lennon (while recording a video session for Hello, Goodbye) and George Harrison (while practicing I Am the Walrus for The Magical Mystery Tour) – sold for $408,000 at a Music Icons Auction held May 18 by Julien’s Auctions at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City. Also, Conway Twitty’s 1957 Gretsch guitar went for $23,750; the pants Elvis Presley wore in the movie Jailhouse Rock brought $12,500; and Presley’s Hammond organ hit $34,375. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.

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