Mick Jagger love letters fetch $300,000 at auction

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LONDON (Reuters) – A collection of love letters written by Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger to American singer Marsha Hunt, believed to be the inspiration for the band’s hit single “Brown Sugar”, sold at Sotheby’s on Wednesday for 187,250 pounds ($301,000). The 10 letters, dating from the summer of 1969, had been expected to fetch 70-100,000 pounds, according to the auctioneer. “The passage of time has given these letters a place in our cultural history,” Hunt said after the London sale. …

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