Auctions can be hilarious too! They bring forth archival pieces from the treasure trove of legends and this time Julien’s Auction is making people laugh and creating history by selling the most expensive toilet cover of all time. The toilet seat was one attractive item belonging to the personal collection of long-time Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman. A dead giveaway was a sumptuous yellow tongue logo design, the famous Stones logo. Honestly, it’s very cool memorabilia to own for a die-hard Stones fan; what better way to begin your day than staring at this sunshine yellow toilet cover that brings a smile to your face. Wyman’s records indicate that the cover dates to the 1975 American tour. Rock and roll lovers may have lost out on a lovely 14 by 13 1/4 inches toilet seat cover but the news is The band recently unveiled plans to open a permanent flagship store in London at a9 Carnaby St. in Soho; so you may have several chances to get your hands on some cool collections.
The auction saw over 1,000 lots from Wyman’s archive, like instruments, gear, stage-worn costumes, awards, personal items, and ephemera from his time with the Rolling Stones and as a solo artist. Most importantly, the most expensive toilet seat cover ever sold at auction went under the hammer for a whopping $1,152.
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