Sandals that once belonged to Mahatma Gandhi fetched £19,000 today at an auction in Shropshire.
Despite the sandals being auctioned off in 'poor condition', the footwear fetched more than expected at Mullock's Auctioneers in Church Stretton.
The sandal's guide price was £10,000 to £15,000.
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A dull and damp day, with cloudy skies and further outbreaks of rain, locally heavy during the morning.
It will be a cloudy day across the West Midlands with showery outbreaks of rain, possibly heavy in places
Low levels of pollen today and tomorrow.