Monday, December 13, 2010

Custer’s flag sells for $1.9M at auction

New York - One of U.S. Gen. George Armstrong Custer’s battle flags, left on the field of the Little Bighorn by the Indians, didn’t win much respect from collectors either. The cavalry guidon, a military standard, drew a mere $1.9 million, much less than expected, at an auction at Sotheby’s in New York. The price fell below the low-end presale estimate of $2 million, despite predictions it might go for as much as $5 million...more

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