01 October 2010

Lehman Brothers Sign Sell for $66,140

Christie's employees pose for a photograph with a Lehman Brothers sign at Christie's in central London. Various items are on display before the auction of LehmanB rothers: Artwork and Ephemera, which took place 29 September.

Employees carry the Lehman Brothers sign into Christie's auction house in London. The sign was sold as part of the 'Lehman Brothers: Artwork and Ephemera' sale in London on Thursday.

The 2 ft x 10 ft Lehman Brothers corporate plaque fetched £42,050 pounds (US$66,140) by an anonymous telephone bidder. This item fetched more than 14 times its estimated value.

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