John Lennon's iconic 'bed peace' cardboard placard is among the most expensive pieces of music merchandise ever sold.
As one-quarter of the legendary and phenomenally influential band The Beatles, Liverpool-born John Lennon achieved global success and a legion of fans.
His legacy and impact on the music industry are still relevant today, so it'll come as no surprise that memorabilia from his life sells for a hefty sum.
According to online valuers valuemystuff.com, there are four important factors to bear in mind if you're looking to auction off your old pop and rock memorabilia; condition, provenance, demand - and your own patience.
Awesome Merchandise, who make everything from personalised apparel to pin badges, have compiled the top five most unique and costly items of music merchandise ever sold - which includes Lennon's cardboard placard.
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