Napoleon's tricorne hat sold for nearly $ 2 million
Napoleon's tricorne hat sold for nearly $ 2 million
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Napoleon's tricorne hat sold for nearly $ 2 million

At the auction of the auction house Osenat, the cocked hat of the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte went under the hammer for 1, 884 million euros. The auction was held in the town of Fontebleau, 70 km from Paris. In addition to the legendary cocked hat, more than a thousand artifacts were presented at the auction, which are somehow connected with the great commander. The entire Napoleonic collection put up for auction was owned by Prince Albert II of Monaco.

The starting price for Napoleon's felt hat was 400,000 euros. Experts say that today there are only 19 hats left in the world that belonged to the French emperor. All of them are in museums and in private collections. In the entire life of the emperor, he had 190 three-corners.

According to the organizers of the auction, a collector from South Korea, who wished to remain incognito, bought the Napoleon hat.

In September, the marriage contract between Napoleon and Josephine went under the hammer for 437.5 thousand euros. I bought the artifact from the fund of the Museum of Letters and Manuscripts in Paris.

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