The “Double Fantasy” album that John Lennon signed hours before his death is up for sale for the third time.Moments in Time announced the sale of the album.
On Dec. 8, 1980, a building superintendent found the album in a flower planter outside the Dakota. The man who retrieved the album turned it into police, who used it as evidence against for his killer.
It was later returned to the man who had found it with a letter of gratitude from the district attorney. The lifelong Beatles fan sold the album for $150,000 in 1999, also through Moments in Time.It changed hands again in 2010 for $850,000.
The album’s cover show the signature over her neck.The item also comes with police reports and the district attorney’s letter. It’s being offered up for $1.5 million, Gary Ziamet, owner of Moments in Time, told the Daily News.The identity of the seller has not been revealed.
“It’s the most incredible artifact in rock and roll history” Ziamet said. “There’s no question.I am delighted to have the opportunity to sell it once again” he said, adding that he hopes it will sell within a week.