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Churchill memorabilia is always in demand, including it seems his chewed cigars. One of the many cigars he smoked during his lifetime is to be auctioned in October and expected to be sold for £1,000. The cigar in question was smoked by Churchill while in the Middlesex Hospital in 1962 for a fractured hip and retrieved from an ashtray by a nurse. A report on the auction is available from BBC News as well as the Irish Mirror.

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