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John Lennon’s 1964 suit to be auctioned

A gray woollen suit worn by John Lennon in 1964 while performing with The Beatles will go under the hammer on March 30.

fashion and trends Updated: Mar 30, 2017 18:13 IST
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A photo of John Lennon wearing the suit and COA from Madame Tussauds, where it was displayed.(Nate D Sanders for AFP)

A suit that was custom made for John Lennon is set to go under the hammer this week.

Featuring a gray houndstooth pattern, the woollen suit was worn by the music icon in 1964 while performing with The Beatles. It was designed by the band’s tailor Douglas Millings and features two handwritten labels marked ‘John’ on the breast pocket interior and on the trousers.

The suit will be put up for auction by Nate D. Sanders Auctions today, March 30, with bidding beginning at $50,000.

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First Published: Mar 30, 2017 15:13 IST