John Lennon’s glasses go up for sale in new Beatles auction

John Lennon’s glasses are due to be sold as part of a brand new major Beatles memorabilia sale held by the world-famous auction house Sotheby’s.

“Sotheby’s celebrates the world’s greatest pop group by offering a compelling selection that traces The Beatles from schooldays to global superstardom,” the auction house said. “The Beatles’ early years are represented in items ranging from a teachers’ list of John Lennon’s school misdemeanours, to handbills advertising some of their early concerts in the Liverpool area, to a belt worn by Lennon on stage in Hamburg.”

Adding: “A rare signed first pressing of their first single, ‘Love Me Do’ is the first amongst several attractive signed items—photographs, programmes—many of which were inscribed at key moments in the band’s history. They’re also more personal items in the sale, notably a pair of John Lennon’s familiar round glasses, possibly the first pair he ever owned, as well as

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