Hitler's phone sells for more than $240,000

Hitler's phone sells for more than $  240,000Adolf Hitler’s personal telephone, which the Fuehrer used to dictate many of his deadly World War II commands, sold at auction on Sunday for $ 243,000, the US house selling it announced. Originally a black Bakelite phone, later painted crimson and engraved with Hitler’s name, the relic was found in the Nazi leader’s Berlin bunker in 1945 following the regime’s defeat. The auction house Alexander Historical Auctions, which did not reveal the winning bidder’s identity, had estimated its worth between $ 200,000 and $ 300,000.



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