Thursday 29 September 2016

Lock of David Bowie's hair expected to fetch thousands at auction

Published 20/06/2016 | 21:56

David Bowie's hair will be part of an auction in Beverly Hills, California
David Bowie's hair will be part of an auction in Beverly Hills, California

An auction house is expecting a lock of David Bowie's hair to fetch more than $4,000 US dollars (€3,500) this weekend.

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Heritage Auctions said Bowie's hair will go on the block on Saturday as part of an auction in Beverly Hills, California.

Heritage said the lock comes from a former employee at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in London.

She snipped some of Bowie's hair in the 1980s to create a wig for a wax figure of the singer. Heritage said she kept it as a souvenir.

The rock superstar died in January at 69 after a battle with liver cancer.

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