November 01, 2005 03:52:31 GMT
The white suit worn by John Lennon on the cover of The Beatles' 'Abby Road' album was sold at auction Sunday for $118,000
Not only he is one of the most celebrated celebrities, but more than that this former Beatle also is ranked third on Forbes list of the Top-Earning Dead Celebrities. What an achievement. It's John Lennon. The music legend has scored another record as the white suit he wore on the cover of The Beatles' "Abby Road" album was sold at auction Sunday for $118,000.
The buyer was Anthony Pugliese of World Films in Del Ray, Florida. Besides the suit, Pugliese also bought the jacket Lennon wore in his video to the song "Imagine" for $32,000. In addition to those, the Austin Princess Lennon drove in the film "Imagine" was sold to a private Japanese investor for $150,000.
Some other items sold at the auction in Las Vegas Saturday included Marilyn Monroe's 1961 appointment book which sold for $16,000, and the headdress worn by actress Elizabeth Taylor in the movie "Cleopatra" which sold for $13,500.