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CELEBRATING THE FOURTH IN THE 1900’s

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RARE BATTLE HAT SOLD ON ANNIVERSARY

This picture taken on 14 June 2018 in Lyon, southern France, shows the hat allegedly attributed to Emperor Napoleon I
Napoleon wore this hat at the battle of Waterloo on this day in 1815.

(Fox News) – An extremely rare ‘bicorne,’ or 2-pointed hat, that was worn by Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo was sold at auction in France
for $325,000 on Monday.

The hat went under the hammer for $325,052 at Lyon-based auction house
De Baecque. The hat had a pre-sale estimate of $34,881 to $46,441.

The auction house told Fox News the bicorne was bought by a private
European collector who is "passionate" about the period of the First
French Empire.

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Napoléon Bonaparte (August 15, 1769 – May 5, 1821)

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“CATWOMAN” REMEMBERS “BATMAN”

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  Julie Newmar (Julia Chalene Newmeyer) will turn 85 August 16.
   

“Catwoman” in the hit ’60s series
"Batman," was honored recently at the
Hollywood Museum during their "REAL TO REEL" exhibit.
EXCLUSIVE:
‘BATMAN’ CO-STAR JULIE NEWMAR REMEMBERS ADAM WEST
. West
passed away last year at age 88.

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LOCK OF HAIR HAS SOLD AT AUCTION

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George Armstrong Custer (December 5, 1839 – June 25, 1876)

(AP) – An auction house sold what it deemed a "substantial" portion of
Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer’s hair over the weekend. The blond

The blond lock (below) went for $12,500 at auction on Saturday.

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MOMORABILLIA COLLECTOR HITS JACKPOT!

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Justin Whiting, an eBay shopper in Spalding, U.K., purchased an
authentic tintype photo thought to be the earliest known photo of
legendary outlaw Jesse James at the young age of 14. After the
image was authenticated by forensic experts, it may now be
worth thousands or even millions of dollars. The photo was
originally bought by Whiting (below) for $10 in July 2017.

Justin Whiting with his rare photo of Wild West outlaw Jesse James. See SWNS story SWJESSE; An eBay fan hit the jackpot when a photograph he picked up on the site for just seven pounds is now said to be worth a whopping two million. Justin Whiting, 45, was astonished when forensic experts confirmed his picture of infamous Wild West outlaw Jesse James was genuine and could sell for six figures. Single Justin, from Spalding, Lincs, said: “Anything is possible on eBay so I kept buying the odd photograph for a few quid, like other people would buy a lottery ticket. “I noticed the picture for sale - it was ten dollars. It was a bit blurry on the site but when I got it, it was a lot clearer.

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