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Rock and loo roll! Beatles' Abbey Road toilet paper for £1000-per-sheet

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beatles-toilet-rollTOILET ROLL which John Lennon refused to have anywhere near his butt has been valued at £1000-per-sheet.


The lavatory paper was standard issue at EMI's famous Abbey Road studios and is stamped with the EMI logo.

But while the Beatles recorded their Abbey Road album the Fab Four declined to use it because it
was too 'hard and shiny'.

The rolls were immediately replaced with softer, luxury brands.

Beatles fan Barry Thomas bought the toilet roll at an auction complete with a letter from EMI manager Ken Townsend, for just £85. 

Experts last week told Barry they could not price such an odd object - but he has since been offered £1,000 just for one sheet.

The letter, signed by Townsend, says: “Most things went very smoothly with the Beatles at Abbey Road - but not this roll of toilet paper which they complained was too hard and shiny.

“They thought it disgraceful that the management should stamp each sheet of paper with EMI Ltd.

“The paper was immediately withdrawn and things became much smoother for staff after that.”

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