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Admiral Lord Nelson's leather armchair on the HMS Victory which was a gift from his lover Lady Emma Hamilton today sold for £106,000.<br />
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The George III chair resided in Nelson's cabin on the ship and from this perch the great mariner read dispatches and pondered his next strategic move against the French. <br />
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He would most probably have sat in it on the eve of the Battle of Trafalgar where he was killed in 1805.