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"Hot crossed buns for sale"

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A letter penned by King George III of England on the eve of war has sold for more than $14,000 at auction.

The 1803 missive sold for 11,430 British pounds, or $14,670.97, the BBC reported. The anonymous seller really cleaned up, according to the news agency: He or she had bought the note for only 55 pounds ($70.60) in 1966. That's 974.05 pounds ($1,250.97), adjusted for inflation.

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