Tuesday, November 01, 2005

10/31/05 John Lennon's Abbey Road Suit Sold

John Lennon and Paul MccartneyA white suit belonging to John Lennon that he wore on the album cover of "Abbey Road" sold for $118,000 at an auction, while the Austin Princess he drove in the movie "Imagine" went for $150,000.

Anthony Pugliese of World Films in Del Ray, Fla., bought the suit, and the automobile was bought by a private Japanese investor, said Darren Julien, president of Julien's Auctions, the firm holding Saturday's auction in Las Vegas.

Pugliese also bought the jacket Lennon wore in "Imagine" for $32,000, Julien said.

Marilyn Monroe's 1961 appointment book was bought for $16,000 by goldenpalace.com and Elizabeth Taylor's headdress worn in the movie "Cleopatra" sold for $13,500, Julien said.

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