Napoleon's last gift to son expected to fetch more than 1.5m euros at auction

The pair of gold-encrusted pistols were a gift to his son, 3, in 1814 shortly before emperor was defeated in battle and forced into exile on Elba.

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A pair of pistols belonging to the son of Napoleon Bonaparte is expected to fetch up to £1.2m (1.6m euros; $1.9m) at a Sotheby's auction next month, reports BBC News.