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Glasses worn by John Lennon go under the hammer in Ryedale

Jackets worn by Hendrix? Glasses worn by Lennon? All part of an auction happening in Ryedale Photo: ITV Tyne Yees

A pair of sunglasses worn by John Lennon are up for auction in Ryedale.

The glasses were restored by Lennon's uncle Charlie after they were damaged in an argument.

In a letter, sold along with the glasses, Charlie Lennon explains how the glasses were stamped on by John whilst arguing with someone on the Phone.

£2900 was paid for the sunglasses Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

John put the glasses in the bin, but his Uncle Charlie thought it was a waste of money so he retrieved and repaired them.

Clothing worn by Jimmy Hendrix are also among the items up for grabs.

£2900
An online bidder paid almost £3000 for the glasses.