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Weirdest and rarest celebrity memorabilia ever auctioned

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 36: Celebrity memorabilia has always fascinated the masses. The once private and personal possessions of movie stars, singers, and sports personalities suddenly becoming available at auction invariably creates a buzz, especially if items are autographed or annotated. And among some truly rare and remarkable collectibles are those that stand out simply for their unusual novelty value.Most recently, an angry three-page letter John Lennon sent to Paul McCartney was announced for auction at Gotta Have Rock and Roll. The typed letter was sent to McCartney more than a year after the Beatles had broken up, while the four members were still haggling over royalties and division of assets. Lennon wrote it in response to an interview McCartney did with the magazine Melody Maker in which he glossed over the issues they were having. One line reads, "It's all very well playing 'simple, honest ole' human Paul' in the Melody Maker, but you know damn well we can't just sign a bit of paper."Lennon continues to berate McCartney for how he handled the band's breakup and his apparent dissatisfaction with the significant amount of money he was earning. In addition to the fascinating typed content, the letter also includes some handwritten notes by Lennon as well as his signature. It's expected to sell for at least US$30,000 at auction. Click through and take a look at some of the weirdest and rarest celebrity curios ever to go under the hammer. Follow us and access great exclusive content everyday

Weirdest and rarest celebrity memorabilia ever auctioned

Celebrity memorabilia has always fascinated the masses. The once private and personal possessions of movie stars, singers, and sports personalities suddenly becoming available at auction invariably creates a buzz, especially if items are autographed or annotated. And among some truly rare and remarkable collectibles are those that stand out simply for their unusual novelty value.

Most recently, an angry three-page letter John Lennon sent to Paul McCartney was announced for auction at Gotta Have Rock and Roll. The typed letter was sent to McCartney more than a year after the Beatles had broken up, while the four members were still haggling over royalties and division of assets. Lennon wrote it in response to an interview McCartney did with the magazine Melody Maker in which he glossed over the issues they were having. One line reads, "It's all very well playing 'simple, honest ole' human Paul' in the Melody Maker, but you know damn well we can't just sign a bit of paper."

Lennon continues to berate McCartney for how he handled the band's breakup and his apparent dissatisfaction with the significant amount of money he was earning. In addition to the fascinating typed content, the letter also includes some handwritten notes by Lennon as well as his signature. It's expected to sell for at least US$30,000 at auction. 

Click through and take a look at some of the weirdest and rarest celebrity curios ever to go under the hammer. 

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