George Harrison’s 1963 Beatlemania guitar sells for $490,000 at auction

May 17, 2015 7:47 PM

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George Harrison’s 1963 Beatlemania guitar sells for $490,000 at auction

NEW YORK (AP) -- A guitar George Harrison played at a time when Beatlemania was taking flight has sold for nearly half a million dollars at a New York auction.

Julien's Auctions says the 1963 Mastersound electric guitar went for $490,000 Friday to an undisclosed bidder. Julien's says Harrison borrowed it from a British music store and played it on stage several times in England and in Channel Islands in the summer of 1963.

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