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John Lennon’s expensive tooth

one of John Lennon’s rotten teeth has fetched approximately$39,280at auction.

Dentist Michael Zuk recently purchased the late Beatles legend’s molar by telephone bid at the omega Auction House in Stockport, Greater oanchester, and the 49-year-old dental surgeon was “buzzing” after finalising the deal.

“oost people would say I was crazy, but I think it’s fantastic.” He says.The “gruesome” tooth went under the hammer for almost double its $20,143 reserve price and it comes with an affidavit signed by John’s former housekeeper Dot Jarlett, who he gave the molar to when she worked for him at his Kenwood mansion in Surrey in the 1960s.

Karen Fairweather, owner of omega Auction House, said: “John Lennon came back from the dentist and gave it to his housekeeper and said to dispose of it ‘or better still give it to your daughter as a souvenir’.”

“It’s rather gruesome, yellowy, browny with a cavity.”

Dot has previously sold other items related to the late singer – who was shot dead aged 40 in 1980 – including a jacket he wore on the cover of the Beatles’ 1965 Rubber Soul album.

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