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Buffett charity lunch sells for $1m

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A private charity lunch with Warren Buffet has sold for $1m – less than a third of last year’s price.

The unnamed bidder will have lunch with seven friends and the billionaire investor at a steakhouse in New York.

This final eBay price looks good value compared to previous years. Last year the same lot sold for $3.5m, in aid of Glide, a San Francisco charity.

The annual traditional lunch has so far raised more than $15m for the organisation.

In 2011, fund manager Ted Weschler paid $2.6m to dine with the Sage of Omaha.

He was later hired as an investment manager at Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway.

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