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Last Updated: Thursday, 10 March, 2005, 15:03 GMT
Ozzy fans force front door sale
Ali Murrabat
Ali Mubarrat is considering auctioning the door on eBay
The front door of rock legend Ozzy Osbourne's childhood home in Birmingham is to be sold because the current owner is fed up with fans defacing it.

The Black Sabbath front man grew up in Lodge Road, Aston, before rising to fame. His old front door now bears messages from fans.

Ali Mubarrat, who owns the house, says over the years it has become a pilgrimage destination.

And he is now considering auctioning the door on eBay.

Mr Mubarrat said: "I need to change it on the wife's orders. But I don't know what to do with it.

"Maybe someone who is a great fan, I could pass it on to them, or I might put it on eBay and auction it and give the money to charity."

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