Heard the one about the earlobe auction?
HUMAN body parts sold at auction in Leamington! Strange but true.
A pair of earlobes went under the hammer at an auction at the Old Elephant House on Sunday in what is believed to be a world first.
The amputated lobes of circus performer Hannibal Helmurto fetched £460 at a horror themed auction at the Moreton Street saleroom.
Old Elephant House manager Steve Hunt said there was lots of interest in the lobes from as far away as Australia and America.
He said: “There was a radio station in Australia that wanted to buy it and put in the reception – we got a huge response.
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