Winston Churchill's 1941 unfinished cigar sold for 4,500 pounds

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London, Jan 30 (ANI): A half smoked cigar belonging to former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill has been auctioned off for 4,500pounds.

Churchill left the cigar unfinished in 1941 when he was attending a Cabinet meeting.

The four-inch stub was picked up by a Downing Street worker, who sent it to a friend with a note jotted on Number 10 writing paper, reports Sky News.

The friend treasured the stub, which was passed to a relative after his death.

Thereafter, a private collector bought it at a sale in Norfolk.

Auctioneers Keys of Aylsham said they were expecting the cigar to sell for about 350pounds. (ANI)

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