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BN_GandhiFlipflops_01.jpg (01202) 558833.Picture: collect..A pair of Gandhi's sandals from the 1920s that were given by the great holy man to a friend are now being sold for £15,000. His size 8 sandals footwear comes with a half-inch heel, which would have boosted the diminutive peace activist to 5ft 5ins...the sandals will be part of a £250,000 archive of material relating to the Indian hero. Many of the items were given to a close friend in 1924 when Gandhi lived at Palm Bun at Juhu in Maharashtra, India, and the artefacts have passed down the family, including a shawl, hand-woven by thread that Gandhi spun himself, his bedsheet, prayer beads and photographs. There are also three of Gandhi's delicately carved miniature figures depicting the wise monkeys; speak no evil, hear no evil, see no evil.