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Madoff’s Bed, Underwear Snapped Up in $2 Million New York Sale

A New York auction of the spoils of Bernard Madoff’s fraud raised more than $2 million for his victims -- as souvenir hunters snapped up his canopy bed, footwear and even his underwear.

Almost 500 lots, featuring more suits, sweaters and shoes than a man can wear in a lifetime, were sold in the ballroom of a Midtown Manhattan hotel on Nov. 13. The 9½-hour marathon was enlivened by feverish bidding and hollering by auctioneers from Gaston & Sheehan, a company based in Pflugerville, Texas.