Erik Kurvera Paid $219,600 For Eiffel Tower Piece

While two days back, all eyes were on 1,911-step staircase that Gustave Eiffel stepped to inaugurate Eiffel Towers. The news was one of its piece was set for auction awaiting the proud owner. But today all eyes have swerved to Dutch investor Erik Kurvera, the holder of the honored piece of the Eiffel Tower. Kurvera paid $219,600 (150,000 euros) for a section of the Eiffel Tower’s staircase. He didn’t disclose his plans about what he is going to do with 4.5 metres, 700 kg chunk of slightly rusting iron. But beholding this piece is in itself a pride.

Via Xinhuanet

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