Gandhi’s glasses sell for $520,000

A pair of glasses, worn by Mahatma Gandhi have sold in Britain for $520,000 NZD.

The glasses were found hanging in the letterbox of a Bristol auction house. The glasses had been left there by a gentleman whose uncle had been given them by Gandhi himself.

Apparently, Gandhi gave the gold-plated glasses to vendor’s uncle who worked for BP in South Africa in 1920s

The sale price smashed the original estimate of about $35,000.

Who was Mahatma Gandhi?

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, India.

Mohandas Gandhi was a leader of India’s independence movement.

Gandhi was one of the greatest political and social leaders in the 20th century.

When India was a colony of Great Britain, Gandhi used nonviolent methods to protest against British rule. His efforts earned him the title Mahatma. Mahatma means “great soul.”

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mable
mable
4 months ago

waste of money there just glass`s

yeet
yeet
4 months ago

no there famous glasses

kiwi's rule
kiwi's rule
4 months ago

wow i want that money 🙁

Dillon
Dillon
4 months ago

Thats alot if money just for some glasses!

glizzygladiador69
glizzygladiador69
2 months ago

i mean its pretty obvious why they sold for so much as the publisher said he was one of the greatest political figures in the 20th century of course they are going to sell for a lot

Epic_TyBoy
Epic_TyBoy
2 months ago

thats a lot of damage!

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