A Napoleon I bicorne hat up for auction in Paris

Paris (AFP) – A Napoleon I bicorne hat and some twenty other objects from the same collection are being exhibited in Paris ahead of their sale by the Osenat auction house on 19 November. “The hat alone represents Napoleon’s image throughout the world,” says auctioneer Jean-Pierre Osenat. Valued at between 600,000 and 800,000 euros, it will have a starting price of 500,000 euros, according to the president of Osenat Auctions.


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