UK auction: Harry Potter first edition sells for £7.5K


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A rare first-edition copy of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, generously donated to the Isle of Wight RSPCA branch, fetched £7,500 (Rs. 7.8 lakh) plus commission at a recent auction. Hanson's Auctioneers in Staffordshire hosted the event, with bids opening at £4,200. Jim Spencer, the auction house's Harry Potter books expert, estimated the book's value between £7,000 and £10,000 due to its "exceptional condition."