Would you pay £2, 000 for a lock of David Bowie's hair? Well, someone might...

An American auction house is expecting a lock of David Bowie's hair to fetch more than £2, 000 this weekend.

Heritage Auctions says the late singer's hair will go on the block this weekend as part of an auction in Beverly Hills, California.

David Bowie
David Bowie (AP)

Heritage says the lock comes from a former employee at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in London.

She snipped some of Bowie's hair in the 1980s to create a wig for a wax figure of the singer. Heritage says she kept it as a souvenir.

The rock superstar died in January at 69 after a battle with liver cancer.

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