McCartney`s piano sold for $240,000

Updated: Apr 17, 2011, 13:27 PM IST

London: Veteran singer Sir Paul McCartney`s piano fetched $240,000 at an auction here.

The 68-year-old singer had composed the song "Yesterday" with the 1926 Art Deco green miniature piano, reports

He had previously revealed that he had heard the same tune in a dream and hurried to the piano as he woke so as not to forget the music.

It is believed the anonymous winning bidder is an overseas private collector.