Last Updated on 6/10/2007 by bidz

Napoleon’s sword sold for $6.4 million

Yahoo! News
Sun Jun 10, 2007

“FONTAINEBLEAU, France – A gold-encrusted sword Napoleon wore into battle in Italy 200 years ago was sold Sunday for more than $6.4 million, an auction house said.

The last of Napoleon’s swords in private hands, it has an estimated value of far less — about $1.6 million, according to the Osenat auction house managing the sale.”

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