The Beatles' Memorabilia is Being Sold as NFTs
The Beatles’ memorabilia is now being sold as NFTs. Specifically, John Lennon’s memorabilia. If you’ve ever wanted to own that iconic black cape from the HELP! Cover worn by John Lennon, now you can. Beatles NFTs are being prepared for sale, just like all other valuable art.
The Lennon Collection
Called the Lennon Connection, the NFT auction is being supervised by John Lennon’s son, Julian Lennon himself. He announced on Twitter that proceeds will partially go to the White Feature Foundation run by Julian himself, which works for environmental conservation.
The collection doesn’t just include NFTs of clothes and physical objects. It also includes audio-visual collectibles. Julian Lennon’s exclusive narration will accompany these NFTs. As for the physical objects themselves, Julian will be keeping them.
The NFTs include:
- The iconic black cape worn by Lennon from the HELP! Cover
- A handwritten note from Paul McCartney that was written to Julian. This was during the recording of “Hey Jude” which was written for Julian Lennon. (Starting Price $30,000)
- guitar copy gifted by John Lennon to Julian (Starting price $4,000)
- Lennon’s Magical Mystery Afghan Coat
- 3 Gibson guitars gifted to Julian by John Lennon.
Auctions for objects owned by the band have broken records before. John Lennon’s acoustic guitar sold for a whopping $2.4 million in 2015.
Beatles NFTs to Carry on the Legacy of the Beatles
Julian Lennon is hoping that this NFT auction will help to carry on the legacy of the band and his father.
“As a son, I hold dear the good memories I have of my time with him...Through this NFT collection, I’m able to grant exclusive access to special items that I cherish and carry on the legacy of my father in a new way.”