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18th century Haggadah found in garage in England

(JTA) — A handwritten 18th century Haggadah found at a home being cleared out in England is expected to fetch more than $200,000.

The Haggadah, which dates to 1726 and is written on goat skin, was discovered in a cardboard box in a garage in Bury, a town in Greater Manchester, the BBC reported this week. A Jewish couple had lived in the home.

It is believed to have been smuggled out of Belgium during World War II.

According to the BBC, the Haggadah is expected to sell at auction in late November for up to $240,000.

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