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Locke-Ober auction underway, pieces of history up for sale

Ever wish you could own a piece of a famous restaurant like the venerable Locke-Ober in downtown Boston? Well you can today, in a way.

New owners who closed the 137-year-old restaurant in October are auctioning off the contents --- about 250 items --- on Friday, in part to defray the cost of renovating the space where a new restaurant will open next year.

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