The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

18 January 2006

I sold the words today, oh boy

John Lennon's handwritten draft version of the lyrics to "A Day in the Life" is being offered at sealed-bid auction; bids will be accepted through the first week of March.

Bonhams auction house expects the manuscript to sell for around $2 million "based on market history." The last time it was on the market was 1990, when the estate of Beatles road manager Mal Evans sold it at Sotheby's for $100,000.

Posted at 10:00 AM to Tongue and Groove


If there was any sense of irony, the auction would be held in the Albert Hall, don'cha think, Charles? If for no other reason, but to know how many bids it would take to fill the ...

Well, you get the idea.

Posted by: Chase at 10:13 AM on 18 January 2006