Churchill cigar sells for €10k

Irish Daily Mail - - News -

A CIGAR half-smoked by Win­ston Churchill, pic­tured dur­ing a 1947 trip to Paris, has sold for more than $12,000 (€10,143) dur­ing an on­line auc­tion.

Bos­ton-based RR Auc­tion says the four­inch cigar was bought on Wed­nes­day evening by an un­named col­lec­tor.

The auc­tion com­pany says the for­mer Bri­tish prime min­is­ter smoked the cigar on May 11, 1947, at Le Bour­get Air­port.

In­cluded was a photo signed by Churchill, show­ing him with the cigar.

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