PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A piece of Philly’s, and the nation’s, history is going up for auction! It’s an extremely rare and official first-edition printed copy of the U.S. Constitution.
You may recall the Founding Fathers adopted it at a convention in Philadelphia in 1787.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Ahjaon Jackson Shot, Killed While Coming Home From Work With Twin Sister, Philadelphia Police Say
Sotheby’s, a fine arts company, is putting it up for bid in mid-November.READ MORE: Doctor Accused Of Hoarding Dead Kittens In Her Freezer
The copy’s estimated value is between $15 and $20 million.
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