Auction Hammer Snags da Vinci

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On this date in 1980, Armand Hammer purchases a notebook containing the writings of Leonardo da Vinci for a bargain price of $5,126,000. You can read more about this story here:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/da-vinci-notebook-sells-for-over-5-million

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