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John Lennon's last letter up for sale

A letter written by singer John Lennon on the day of his murder is up for grabs for $154,000. The Beatles legend was shot outside his home in New York City by Mark Chapman in December 1980.

entertainment Updated: Sep 13, 2010 12:58 IST

A letter written by singer John Lennon on the day of his murder is up for grabs for $154,000.



The Beatles legend was shot outside his home in New York City by Mark Chapman in December 1980.



A day before his death, Lennon had borrowed a guitar string from another band while recording at the Record Plant Studio in New York.



John Lennon

He returned the string the next day and gave an autograph to one of the studio's sound technicians, writing, "For Karl, who strung me along, thanx, John Lennon, 1980."

Contactmusic.com reports the note has now gone up for auction on memorabilia website momentsintime.org for $154,000.