Sold Gold - Cadbury's Golden Egg which was commissioned for a calamitous national treasure hunt

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A special Cadbury's Golden Egg which was commissioned for a calamitous national treasure hunt 38 years ago has sold for a record £37,000.<br />
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A dozen certificates entitling the finder to one of the 250-gram decorative eggs were buried in caskets across Britain and finders had to unravel cryptic clues to find the secret locations.<br />
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But the chocolate company was forced to call it off due to the number of complaints from landowners sparked by hordes of people digging up private property and protected sites.