Napoleon’s Hat Sells For Over $2M At Auction In France

  • A hat once worn by Napoleon Bonaparte sold for over $2 million at auction.
  • The iconic bicorne hat, faded and damaged over the centuries, sold for 1.5 million Euros (approximately U.S. $1,641,700) on Sunday amid sales of the French emperor’s other belongings.
  • ‘’We are at 1.5 million (euros) for Napoleon’s hat … for this major symbol of the Napoleonic epoch,” announced Jean Pierre Osenat, president of the Osenat auction house, at the completion of the auction.
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