Take a Step Back in Time

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Winston Churchill had a set of false teeth especially made for him. They were gold plated and made to preserve his lisp, which had become so easily identifiable and iconic. To vent his frustration during the Second World War, Churchill would flick the dentures of of his mouth. In 2010 they were put up for auction. Thought to have been worth approximately £5000, they actually sold for £15,200!

Winston Churchill had a set of false teeth especially made for him. They were gold plated and made to preserve his lisp, which had become so easily identifiable and iconic. To vent his frustration during the Second World War, Churchill would flick the dentures of of his mouth. In 2010 they were put up for auction. Thought to have been worth approximately £5000, they actually sold for £15,200!

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