Einstein note fetches $6,100 at Jerusalem auction

  • This undated photo provided by Winner’s Auctions and Exhibitions shows a letter by Albert Einstein to a young chemistry student named Elisabetta Piccini he wrote on his visit to Florence in October 1921, that will be auctioned in Jerusalem March 6, 2018. The letter reads, ” To the scientific researcher, at whose feet I lay and sat for two full days, as a friendly souvenir.” The phrase “to lie at somebody’s feet” is an expression of affection in German. (Winner’s Auctions and Exhibitions via AP)

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