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John Lennon’s long-lost Framus 12-string Hootenanny acoustic guitar, which was used within the recordings of The Beatles’ Help! album and movie, was just lately found in a British attic after 50 years.

The musical instrument is taken into account to be an important Fab Four guitar to ever come to market and is anticipated to interrupt the world file for the highest-selling Beatles guitar.

To give followers an thought, a John Lennon acoustic guitar bought for a file $2.4 million in 2015.

Fans can view the instrument in London and New York Hard Rock Cafes forward of it going up for public sale, alongside 1000 different rock relics owned by the likes of AC/DC, Michael Jackson and Kurt Cobain.

Darren Julien, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Julien’s Auctions shared: “The discovery of John Lennon’s Help! guitar that was believed to be lost is considered the greatest find of a Beatles guitar since Paul McCartney’s lost 1961 Höfner bass guitar.

“Finding this remarkable instrument is like finding a lost Rembrandt or Picasso, and it still looks and plays like a dream after having been preserved in an attic for more than 50 years. To awaken this sleeping beauty is a sacred honour and is a great moment for Music, Julien’s, Beatles and Auction history.”

John Lennon’ misplaced Beatles guitar is on show at London’s Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus from April 23-29, earlier than heading to Hard Rock Cafe New York from May 22-28 after which going up for public sale May 29-30 right here.