George Harrison’s Aston Martin – a classic ticket to ride sells at auction

9. December 2011

An anonymous Beatles fan from Texas in America has just paid £310,000 for a platinum silver Aston Martin DB5 with a black Connolly leather interior that was once owned by George Harrison. The auction took place at Coys’ True Greats Auction in the Royal Horticultural Halls in Westminster. The vintage car, which The Beatles guitarist bought in 1965, was the subject of a furious bidding war and sold for around £150,000 more than the auction house expected.More...