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Austrian royal's hair snags surprisingly high sum

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VIENNA (AP) — Bidders looking for a pair of mended underwear worn by a former emperor came away disappointed Thursday from an auction of Austrian imperial memorabilia. But a lock of his hair was on offer, and went under the hammer for nearly 14,000 euros (around $18,000) —more than 20 times its listed worth. Vienna's prestigious Dorotheum auction house had said Emperor Franz-Josef's linen would...

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