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Beatles guitar notches US$2.4m at auction

Lost for over 50 years, the 1962 J-160E Gibson Acoustic shatters all records for rock memorabilia
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 05:50

The guitar, which was a favourite of John Lennon's, went missing during the Beatles' December 1963 Finsbury Park Christmas Show in London. It was used by Lennon to write songs with fellow Beatle Paul McCartney.


A GUITAR loved by John Lennon for writing Beatles hits such as She Loves You and All My Loving sold for a record US$2.41 million on Saturday, a US auction house said.

The 1962 J-160E Gibson Acoustic guitar was bought by the famous Beatle in Liverpool in September 1962 for

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