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Copy of Napoleon’s will fetches $480,000 at Paris auction

A copy of Napoleon Bonaparte’s will, drawn up in 1821 when the former French emperor was living in exile, has been sold at auction for 357,000 euros ($480,000). The item went under the hammer at the Drouot auction house in Paris on Wednesday. It had been estimated fetch 80,000 to…

Handwritten ‘amendments’ to Napoleon’s will to be auctioned off

Two handwritten amendments to Napoleon’s will that the late French emperor had drawn up fearing the British would destroy the original will be auctioned in Paris in November. Artemisia Auctions, which is handling the sale, expects the manuscripts to fetch up to 120,000 euros ($162,000) when they are auctioned off…