Queen Victoria's silk stockings fetch 690 pounds at auction

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London, April 01 (ANI): Queen Victoria's pair of hand stitched black and white silk stockings with a crest design have fetched 690 pounds at an auction.

They are believed to have been the monarch's favourite design during 1870s, reports The Scotsman.

Auctioneers Lyon and Turnbull believed that it would be a crowning glory for Victorian collectors around the world.

The hosiery garment went under the hammer for 690 pounds yesterday at the auction house's Edinburgh sale, exceeding their 400 pounds value. (ANI)

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