Would you buy a used car from Lady Gaga?
Would you buy a used car from Lady Gaga? The 1962 Rickenbacker 425 guitar that George Harrison played as The Beatles recorded "I Want to Hold Your Hand" at Abbey Road Studios (AP photos/Julien's Auctions)
Would you buy a used car from Lady Gaga?
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Lady Gaga's 1990 Red Rolls-Royce Corniche III automobile sold at auction for $125,000. But a guitar belonging to one of The Beatles sold for five times as much.

The Julien's Auctions sale of rock 'n' roll memorabilia was held last weekend at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York.

The Beatles George Harrison's 1962 Rickenbacker guitar was sold for $657,000.

Harrison had the guitar refinished from a Fireglo red to black to match John Lennon's Rickenbacker.

Harrison purchased the guitar in 1963 at Fenton's Music store in Mount Vernon, Illinois, while visiting his sister.

Critical thinking challenge: How can a guitar be worth more than a car?

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  • Jordon07
    5/19/2014 - 02:04 p.m.

    That is a really cool car, but the price, not so much. I get that people like to collect things from celebrities, but I never would do this. $125,000 is way too much money that I would not spend on a used car.

  • robertrkelly
    5/19/2014 - 02:07 p.m.

    No I would not buy a car Lady Gaga.The 1990 Red Rolls-Cor niche3 is a old school car.Plus who would buy a car for $125,000 that Beatles sold for five times as much.

  • hallie7
    5/19/2014 - 02:09 p.m.

    The guitar must be very important to be sold for that much at an auction. I wouldn't buy Lady Gaga's car because with that amount of money you spent on a old car you could buy a brand new one.

  • garebear311
    5/19/2014 - 02:10 p.m.

    I think that the guitar was sold for more money because that was one of peoples in the band The Beatles. Even though Lady gaga is popular she is not nearly as popular as The Beatles!

  • shmoe
    5/19/2014 - 02:11 p.m.

    My comment is the same as the critical thinking question, " how can a Rolls- Royce cost less than a guitar". This is especially odd because Rolls- Royce is a very expensive car brand. Also adding that it was Lady Gaga's I think that it would raise the price.

  • Kourtney E
    5/19/2014 - 02:15 p.m.

    Wow thats crazy I was rich Iwould buy it Cause just know That she sat in that car is A.W.E.S.O.M.E......But I can see why the beatles guitar cost more than the car cause the beatles were (or are)_ more famouse Cause I like beatles more than lady gaga.

  • abbycasebeer
    5/19/2014 - 02:17 p.m.

    No, no I would not because lady gaga gives me the creeps. Gross! Who wants lady gaga germs in their car? Again, I say gross. That is my oppinion though so if anybody is in love with lady gaga please don't reply to me being upset, thank you ,and good day.

  • chooperstyler13
    5/19/2014 - 02:18 p.m.

    The guitar is worth 5 times as much because it is a vintage item. It is very old compared to the car because the guitar isn't as durable as the car also the Beatles are considered legends as lady gaga on the other hand isn't as popular.

  • demetrisbaezbrown
    5/19/2014 - 02:22 p.m.

    i wonder what other types of things celebs will sell these days besides cars .maybe even something very valuable or something prised to the celab that is selling it.

  • loganherring
    5/19/2014 - 02:52 p.m.

    That is crazy how a guitar is worth more than a car. But I think it makes since because it's a member of the Beatles guitar and Lady Gaga car is newer than the guitar.

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