In 1999, Mark David Chapman's copy of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's album Double Fantasy, autographed by Lennon five hours before Chapman fatally shot him, sold. The album had been found in a flower planter outside Lennon's home, at the scene of his murder. The record bears the forensically-certified fingerprints of Chapman, and was even used as evidence in the case against him. Price tag: $460,000. Or was it?
ÔŅĹ What Record Really Sold For
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