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Bible signed by Albert Einstein fetches $68,500 at auction

- The Washington Times - Friday, June 28, 2013

A Bible that contained a message penned by German-born physicist Albert Einstein and his wife in 1932 sold at a New York City auction for $68,500.

The Bible had been a gift from Mr. Einstein to his American friend, Harriett Hamilton.

Mr. Einstein's inscription, BCS reported: The Bible "is a great source of wisdom and consolation and should be read frequently."

Auctioneers estimated the Bible would sell for $2,500, tops. The auction house, Bonham's, didn't disclose who bought it.

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