A lock of John Lennon's hair sells for $49k at auction
A LOCK of John Lennon's hair that was snipped as he prepared for a film role has sold for $49,000.
Dallas-based Heritage Auctions said Saturday that the 4-inch lock of hair was purchased by Paul Fraser, a United Kingdom-based memorabilia collector.
A German hairdresser kept a tuft of Lennon's hair after giving him a trim before the Beatle started shooting "How I Won the War," a dark comedy released in 1967. The film follows the World War II misadventures of British troops led by an inept commander.
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