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    NYT - At the Heart of a Collection: Pocket Watches

    Fifty 18th and 19th century timepieces are scheduled to be auctioned next month in Paris.


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    came for a look stayed for the biskwits
    this is a bit confusing

    After his death in 1984, Mr. Lapeyre’s collection became the property of the Fondation Napoléon, a nonprofit organization established in 1987 to promote scholarship of French imperial history and to preserve Napoleonic heritage.

    how can it have been
    established 3 years after his death surely it would need to be around so it could be gifted to them on his death ?

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