Winston Churchill's cigar sold for £4.5k
Winston Churchill's cigar sold for 4.5k
The WW2 leader's half-smoked Cuban brought over ten times its estimate
Winston Churchill's half-smoked cigar has been sold at Key's auctions for 4,500.
The abandoned stub had been swiped by a Downing Street aide, Nellie Goble, and sent to a relative to inspire them. The auction house had estimated it at a mere 350, but as has often happened with Churchill memorabilia, bidders valued it much higher.
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Image: Key's auctioneers