Dylan’s handwritten lyrics fetch $422,500By IANS
Monday, December 13, 2010
TORONTO - Handwritten lyrics of Bob Dylan’s classic song “The Times They Are a-Changin” has been sold for $422,500 at an auction.
The 69-year-old singer had written the words on a scrap of paper in the 1960s and experts at Sotheby’s in New York estimated the item would fetch between $200,000 to $300,000, but it exceeded their expectation by getting $422,500, reports torontosun.com.
According to auction house bosses, the paper has been bought by Hedge fund manager and contemporary art collector Adam Sender who placed the winning bid on phone.