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Today in weird things you can buy at auction: the Statue of Liberty's nose. Gawker reports: "A copper nose tip used in the Statue of Liberty's 1983 renovation is up for auction. Estimated selling price: $150,000-$200,000." Created circa 1985, the, uh, collectible item is described as a "Welded copper section of the Statue of Liberty’s nose, produced by P.A. Fiebiger, Inc., NY, as one of only two nose sections in existence." [Gawker]