Expensive Wine Bottle
A 300-year-old wine bottle was sold
for £10,000 more than it was expected to
fetch at auction recently.
The empty, green glass bottle, which
dates back to 1697, had been tipped for sale at
between £400 and £600 at Bonham's Auctioneers
in Edinburgh. But after two minutes of frenzied
bidding by collectors across the country, the
onion-shaped bottle was finally sold to a man in England for
Bonham's spokeswoman Patricia Hess admitted
no one had expected the bottle to fetch such a
stock market today
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