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John Lennon's long-lost acoustic guitar sold for $2.4 million

An acoustic guitar used by music legend John Lennon has been sold for $2.4 million (roughly R34.1 million) at an United States (US) auction.

The long-lost instrument was used to record and write records such as "Love Me Do", "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and other famous songs.

US correspondent Harley Carnes said the guitar was missing for over 40 years, until a Californian John McCaw realised he was in possession of the historical gem.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's US Report with Harley Carnes:


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