Beatles' George Harrison jacket sold for £110,450 at auction
- 12 December 2012
- From the section England
A leather jacket belonging to George Harrison from The Beatles has sold for £110,450 at an auction of more than 100 pieces of Beatles memorabilia.
The jacket dates back to the Fab Four's stay in Hamburg in 1960.
Other top-selling items from the Harrison family collection included a guitar and his boots, a spokesman for auction house Bonhams said.
Harrison, who lived in Henley, Oxfordshire, died of cancer in 2001.
The boots, dating back to circa 1964, were sold for £61,250 and an orange Western-style shirt identical to the one worn by Harrison during the 1971 Concert For Bangladesh sold for £23,750.
A guitar used by Sir Paul McCartney in the 1950s, before the Beatles formed, sold for £43,250.
Other lots included rock memorabilia relating to Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Queen, T. Rex and U2.