A Lock Of John Lennon's Hair Was Just Sold For $35,000...

22 February 2016, 14:43 | Updated: 22 February 2016, 14:44

John Lennon

A fan has bought a piece of The Beatles star's mane for a hair-raising £25K.

A lock of John Lennon's hair has been bought at auction for $35,000 (approx. £25,000).

The hair - bought by a UK collector, Paul Fraser - was originally cut off by German barber, Klaus Baruk, in 1966.

The hair cut took place moments before The Beatles star featured in black comedy film, How I Won the War.

Despite the bundle of follicles costing about as much as a deposit for a house these days, readers can rest assured that the four-inch-lock has been described as a "good size with quite a lot of strands". 


See it in all its glory below:

Gary Shrum of Heritage Auctions in Dallas, told BBC News: “This is the largest lock of John Lennon’s hair ever offered at auction and this world record price is a lasting testament to the world’s more than 50-year love affair and fascination with Lennon and the Beatles."

If you're still left watery-eyed over the £25,000, that's nothing compared to Lennon's famous Steinway, which sold for over $2m to none other than George Michael in 2000, who eventually returned it to a Liverpool museum. 

Now Imagine that!