$40,000 can't buy you love, but it can buy a shirt stained with John Lennon’s blood

When John Lennon was fatally shot in 1980 outside an apartment building, a concierge rushed to his aid. The man, whose name is Jay Hastings, was wearing a white button-down shirt that became soaked with Lennon’s blood.

Now, Hastings' shirt has been auctioned off for $40,819, according to WOGL.

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Originally, it was expected to go for about $9,000.

The auction also included a signed copy of the album “Double Fantasy,” along with a typed letter of thanks from Yoko Ono to the apartment staff, a Thanksgiving card signed by Lennon and Ono and a Rolling Stones article with Hastings from 1981.

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