Churchill’s 1947 cigar auc­tioned for $12K

Toronto Star - - WORLD -

A Cuban cigar half-smoked by Bri­tish prime min­is­ter Win­ston Churchill dur­ing a 1947 trip to Paris has sold for just over $12,000 (U.S.) dur­ing an on­line auc­tion.

Bos­ton-based RR Auc­tion said the 10-cen­time­tre cigar was bought Wed­nes­day by a Flor­ida col­lec­tor.

In­cluded in the auc­tion was a photo signed by Churchill that shows him with the cigar at Le Bour­get Air­port on May 11, 1947.

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