Adolf Hitler’s telephone sold at auction for $243,000

Reports says a telephone used by great Adolf Hitler during
World War Two has been sold on Sunday February 19, 2017 for $243,000 at an auction in US.

Recall that earlier this month, the telephone was allegedly
recovered from the Fuhrerbunker, kept in a box since 1945 at an English country
The identity of the buyer, who won the bid by phone is yet
to be disclosed. The bidding in Chesapeake City, Maryland, started at $100,000.
The red phone, which has Adolf Hitler’s name inscribed on
it, was retrieve from his Berlin bunker in 1945.
Shortly after Germany defeat, Soviet soldiers gave the phone
to British officer Sir Ralph Rayner as a souvenir.
According to a description in the catalogue for Alexander Historical
Auctions in Maryland who is the auction house, the phone was presented to the
Nazi Leader by the Wehrmacht and was used to issue most of his commands during
the last 2years of World War II. Auction house officials called the phone
a weapon of mass destruction”.

Also, a porcelain figure of an Alsatian dog owned by the
Nazi Leader, raised $24,300. It was
sold to a different bidder.
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