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Half-smoked Winston Churchill cigar sells for $12,000

A half-smoked cigar once smoked by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during a 1947 trip to Paris sold for just over $12,000 in an online auction. Boston-based RR Auction says the 4-inch (10-centimeter) cigar was bought Wednesday evening, Oct. 11, 2017, by a collector from Palm Beach, Florida. The buyer’s name wasn’t released. (RR Auction photo via AP)

A half-smoked cigar once smoked by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during a 1947 trip to Paris sold for just over $12,000 in an online auction. Boston-based RR Auction says the 4-inch (10-centimeter) cigar was bought Wednesday evening, Oct. 11, 2017, by a collector from Palm Beach, Florida. The buyer’s name wasn’t released. (RR Auction photo via AP)

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