John Len­non’s 1969 Mon­key Bike to be auc­tioned in March

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Fancy get­ting your hands on a pretty neat sec­ond-hand Mon­key Bike for the whole ‘new year, new bike’ thing? How about John Len­non’s Mon­key Bike? Would that do it for you?

With a start­ing bid of £0, there’s no guide as to what the cur­rent own­ers are ex­pect­ing the tiny mo­tor­cy­cle to fetch at auc­tion.

The 1969 Honda Z50A is be­ing auc­tioned by H&H Clas­sics on March 4 at The Na­tional Mo­tor­cy­cle Museum Mo­tor­cy­cle Auc­tion and you can reg­is­ter your in­ter­est in the bike now by vis­it­ing and search­ing ‘Len­non’. Here’s the of­fi­cial de­scrip­tion of the tiny bike from H&H Clas­sics: Owned and rid­den by John Len­non around his Tit­ten­hurst Park es­tate Cur­rent fam­ily own­er­ship since June 1971 (Len­non em­i­grated to New York in Au­gust that year) Ex­ten­sive his­tory file in­clud­ing green log book, old MoTs, Honda dat­ing let­ter etc. In run­ning or­der with ‘match­ing’ frame and en­gine num­bers Largely un­re­stored and orig­i­nal Huge in­vest­ment po­ten­tial

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