John Lennon’s 1969 Monkey bike going up for auction

Fancy getting your hands on a pretty neat secondhand Monkey bike for the whole ‘New Year New Bike’ thing? How about John Lennon’s Monkey bike? Would that do it for you?

With a starting bid of £0, there’s no guide as to what the current owner’s are expecting from the tiny motorcycle.


The 1969 Honda Z50A is being auctioned by H&H Classics on March 4 at The National Motorcycle Museum Motorcycle Auction and you can register your interest in the bike from now, by clicking HERE.

Here’s the official description of the tiny bike, from H&H Classics:

– Owned and ridden by John Lennon around his Tittenhurst Park estate

– Current family ownership since June 1971 (Lennon migrated to New York in August that year)

– Extensive history file including green log book, old MOTs, Honda dating letter etc
– In running order with ‘matching’ frame and engine numbers
– Largely unrestored and original
– Huge investment potential

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