Sat, 23 Jun 2012 12:39:23 GMT | By IANS

George Washington's constitution copy sold for $10 mn

Washington: A 223-year-old personal copy of the US Constitution belonging to America's founding president George Washington has sold for around $10 million, Christie's auction house has said.


George Washington's constitution copy sold for $10 mn

The leather-bound book, with the first president's own annotations, was printed in 1789, his first year in office, BBC reported.

It had an estimated price of $2 million-$3 million, but bidding boosted the price of the book.

Experts said Washington's notes were what make the book so valuable.

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