An unnamed overseas collector has paid £9,500 (US$ 14,750) for John Lennon’s toilet at an auction in Liverpool on 28 August 2010. This was much more than the £750 to £1,000 it was expected to fetch.
The toilet was originally part of a bathroom in John’s Tittenhurst Park homes which Lennon purchased in 1969. Lennon gave the ornately decorated toilet to a builder to take home during a refurbishment with the message “put some flowers in it.”
Read more in an earlier blog post.
Source: BBC, 28 Aug 2010