India’s Mahatma Gandhi gold-plated glasses sold for 260000 pounds in Britain

[World Wide Web news] a pair of gold-plated glasses worn by Mahatma Gandhi of India was auctioned for 260000 pounds in the UK, AFP reported on the 22nd. “Just four weeks ago, we found them in the mailbox, left by a gentleman, and Gandhi personally gave them to his uncle,” East Bristol auction house wrote on instagram late on the 21st According to Agence France Presse, Gandhi used to give some of his old or unnecessary glasses to those who needed them or who had helped him. The glasses were originally valued at about 15000 pounds, but the auction was completely unexpected. Auctioneer Andrew Stowe told Sky News earlier this month that the seller had previously told him: “if this pair of glasses is not good, throw them away.” But when he told the seller that the glasses might be worth 15000, “I think he nearly fell off his chair.”.