Beatles Hair Clippings Fetch $10k at Auction

AMSTERDAM, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Catawiki, a premier auction site for special objects, today announced that strands of hair belonging to the Beatles sold for more than $10,000. The hair, which yielded four times its estimated value, attracted the attention of online bidders from all over the world.

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Strands of hair from all four bandmates were cut on March 25, 1964, during the filming of A Hard Day’s Night. The locks were swept up by John O’Gorman, head of the movie studio’s makeup department, which he later gave to his friends as a wedding anniversary present.

“Nowadays, collecting the hair of famous people is a booming industry,” said Denny Hoekstra, Beatles expert at Catawiki. “In general, the hair of celebrities will only become more valuable over time, which makes these locks of hair a good investment.”

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