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Margaret Thatcher's Iconic Handbags Go to Auction

Handbags owned by late British leader Margaret Thatcher, whose apocryphal use of the accessory as a tactical weapon gave rise to the term "handbagging", are to be auctioned off after a museum rejected them. They are among 350 "historic and personal lots" — also including clothes, signed copies of speeches, her wedding dress and her red prime ministerial dispatch bag - that auctioneers Christie's said on Tuesday would be offered at its London showroom on Dec 15...

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