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Section of original Eiffel Tower staircase up for auction

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By ITN News Editor November 9, 2018 12:57

Section of original Eiffel Tower staircase up for auction

A section of Eiffel Tower’s original staircase will go on auction at the end of the month in Paris, where auction house Artcurial says it could fetch up to €500.000 ($572.000).This original spiral staircase built in 1889 has been installed on Thursday (November 8) in Artcurial courtyard close to the Champs- Elysées.The 4.3 meter-high section was part of the original staircase leading from the second to the third floor of Paris most renowned tower. In 1983, the original staircase between those floors was dismantled after the installation of an elevator at the top floors.It was then cut up into 24 sections, reaching 2 to 9 meters high. In December of that year, all sections were auctioned off and scattered all around the world.

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By ITN News Editor November 9, 2018 12:57
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