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Mercedes that belonged to George Harrison is for sale

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Mercedes that belonged to George Harrison is for sale

A 1984 Mercedes that belonged to George Harrison, will be auctioned next month in Liverpool.

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Omega auction house organizes the auction, which will take place on March 24, and in which Harrison’s car will auction other quartet-related objects, such as autographs, handwritten lyrics, photographs, clothing and concert tickets.

Harrison’s car is a Mercedes 500 SELAMG purchased for 85,000 pounds ($ 118,000) to customize to his liking.

George Harrison 80s

A wing, a leather steering wheel and different trims were some of the details added, and thanks to which he got the car to appear in a music video released in 1995.

Harrison , that died in 2001, has traveled more than 48,000 miles over the 16 years he owned the Mercedes, before selling it to a friend in the year 2000.

George Harrison car

Auction leader Paul Fairweather said the composer “loved this car a lot during all his years.”

“It’s a precious car, classic and ready to be driven,” he said.

Last year, this same auction house sold for 37 thousand pounds (41 thousand euros) a Porsche 928 that also belonged to the Beatle.

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