Flight of stairs from the original Eiffel Tower ladder sold for 169,000 euros.

Price achieved in the auction was three times higher than estimated. Each step cost more than seven thousand Euros to a Middle East collector.

A flight of stairs of the Eiffel Tower's original ladder, 4,3 meters high, 900 pounds and 24 steps, was sold at a Paris auction for 169,000 euros, three times the estimated value. Each step cost more than seven thousand euros.

The 129-year-old piece was part of a private Canadian collection and was sold at an Artcurial auction to a Middle Eastern collector. The estimate was that it would be sold for a value between 40 thousand and 60 thousand euros.

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