Lehman's London Ephemera Fetches $2.6M

Law360, New York (September 29, 2010, 7:38 PM EDT) -- Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. may be the poster child of the recent economic meltdown, but collectors are still willing to pay a pretty penny — to the tune of $2.6 million — for the bankrupt investment firm's memories.

A London auction at Christie's on Wednesday raised approximately $2.6 million through the sale of Lehman-owned memorabilia and a variety of art and other items, including paintings, rare books, and sculptures from Lehman's former London headquarters.

A nine-foot-long sign made of polished and brushed metal and etched with...
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