LATEST: An anonymous Californian music fan has picked up a little bit of Beatles history for a whopping $430,000 (GBP268,750).

The unnamed bidder claimed the guitar George Harrison played during the group's final performance in 1969 at a Hollywood auction.

Bidding on the rosewood FENDER TELECASTER began at $50,000 (GBP31,000).

15/09/2003 09:22