gave the tooth to his housekeeper, Dot Jarlett, at his Kenwood mansion
in Surrey, England in the late Sixties. He had originally told her to
dispose of the tooth, but upon learning that her daughter was a Beatles
fan, told her to give it her as a souvenir.
previously sold other items connected to Lennon, such as the jacket worn
by the songwriter in photographs in the sleeve of Rubber Soul.
"This is the most wonderful and weird item that we have ever had for sale," Karen Fairweather of Omega Auctions told the BBC. "It is a truly unique item and it is really difficult to put a value on it."
Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns