George Washington hair lock offered at more than $10,000

A lock of George Washington's hair is to sell in an auction of political memorabilia at Heritage Auctions.

George Washington hair
This lock of George Washington's hair has been in the same family since the late 1800s

The piece is offered with an opening bid of $10,000 ahead of the December 3 sale.

It's accompanied by a letter of provenance explaining: "This lock of President George Washington's hair has been in the continuous possession of the extended families of Lewis Morris (1726-1798) and Robert Hunter Morris (1700-1764) since 1789."

Another lock of Washington's hair made $18,750 at Heritage in 2015.

We have a strand of Washington's hair for sale.

The auction will also include JFK's original notes from the campaign trail.

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