Lennon's guitar used on Love Me Do sold at an auction

Last Modified: Mon Feb 08 2016 10:17:28 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • $2.4 million
    price the guitar John Lennon used to play on the Beatles hit Love Me Do was sold at an auction in November 2015 in California.
  • 1962
    year Lennon bought the jumbo J-160E Gibson Acoustic guitar at a Liverpool music shop. He used it on recordings of a number of Beatles songs, including PS I Love You and Love Me Do. He also is said to have strummed it while writing several Beatles hits with Paul McCartney, such as I Want To Hold Your Hand and All My Loving.
  • 1963
    year the guitar went missing during the Beatles' Finsbury Park Christmas Show. For decades been in the possession of John McCaw, a novice musician who bought it in the late 1960s without knowing it had been stolen from the legendary Beatle.