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Napoleon Bonaparte's boots go to auction


A small pair of boots believed to have been worn by Napoleon I in exile on St Helena are auctioned at Drouot's in Paris. The boots are estimated to fetch between 50,000 and 80,000 euros.

Added on the 29/11/2019 13:08:26 - Copyright : AFP EN

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