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Bob Dylan's high school yearbook up for auction

Bob Dylan's high school yearbook up for auction

Bob Dylan's high school yearbook, containing a personal message written by him to a friend, will go up for auction at Christie's in London on November 29.

The yearbook, from 1958, features a photograph of the young Robert Zimmerman pictured as a high-school student at the age of 17, before he left Minnesota for New York. In the yearbook he has written: "Dear Jerry, Well the year's almost all over now huh. Remember the 'sessions' down at Collier. Keep practicing the guitar and maybe someday you'll be great! A friend, Bob Zimmerman."

The book is expected to go for up to £6,000.

Other items scheduled to be sold at the auction include a sleeveless white velour jumpsuit made for Mick Jagger by Ossie Clark for the Rolling Stones' US tour in 1972, which has been valued between £8,000 and £12,000, and the bass guitar which was smashed up in the music video for Nirvana's 1991 single "Smells Like Teen Spirit". The battered instrument is estimated to fetch £15,000 - £25,000.


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