1914 vintage champagne sells for more than $8,000

Nov 16, 2013, 7:08 PM EST
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A two-bottle lot of Moet & Chandon champagne sold at Sotheby’s in London for a higher than expected £10,340 ($16,620) as part of 270-bottle collection marking the champagne house’s 270th anniversary. The lots, which spanned the years from World War 1 to 2004 and came from Moet & Chandon’s cellars, realized £147,333. Sotheby's raised $1.4 million from its two-day auction of rare and fine wines.

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