A Pair of Marie Antoinette's Silk Slippers Sold for Over $65,000 at Auction

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The green slippers — which come with a certificate of authenticity, so no worries that they're just some random French noblewoman's heels — were estimated to bring in $13,000, but a telephone bidder either went wild or just butt-dialled with some serious consequences.