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350 fake Faberge eggs seized in Paris

More than 350 fake Faberge eggs are set to be destroyed after they were seized by customs at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris.

Authorities found the eggs in two parcels that were heading to be sold at the Christmas market in the city.

The original, authentic Faberge eggs were made for Russia's imperial family in the 19th and early 20th Century.

  • 15 Dec 2010
  • From the section Europe