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John Lennon car sells at auction
[Posted by Adam Forrest on Tuesday, 01/24/17 1:51 pm] [Full Blog] [Tweet] [Facebook]

According to Page Six, A 1956 Austin Princess formerly owned by John Lennon has sold at auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, for $159,500. The sale included the car's original, registration signed by John Lennon.

John Lennon's 1956 Austin Princess

Originally designed to be a hearse, the car was purchased by Lennon in 1971, and customized with two rows of airline seats, giving the interior a very unique look. The Austin Princess was personally selected by Lennon because the doors opened to a wider angle, allowing for a quick escape from throngs of adoring fans.

The car was seen extensively in John Lennon's 1972 made-for-TV documentary "Imagine" with Yoko Ono.

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