Julien’s Auctions Announces an Auction of "Icons & Idols" Memorabilia and Ephemera

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA.- Julien’s Auctions presents an auction of “Icons & Idols” memorabilia and ephemera on December 3rd and 4th, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. Never before has such an extensive collection of John Lennon/Beatles memorabilia ever come to public auction. This once in a lifetime auction includes handwritten working lyrics, drawings and clothing from legendary Beatle John Lennon. Lennon’s abundant creativity is showcased here in unusual self-portraits inscribed to friends, a collage created for Elton John’s 28th birthday (Est. $30,000/40,000), drawings and prose that appeared in Lennon’s 1965 book A Spaniard in the Works (Est. $2,000/4,000) and a jacket that was almost lost to the world were it not for the keen eye of a Salvation Army driver. The jacket, worn by Lennon in 1966 for a Life magazine photo shoot (Est. $150,000/200,000), is