Abba - Abba Superfan Auctions Off Collection Spanning 40 Years

An Abba superfan has banked $86,000 (£57,334) after auctioning off his collection of rare memorabilia.

Thomas Nordin's 40-year stash went up for sale in Stockholm, Sweden over the weekend (10-11Aug13) and devotees from around the world flocked to snap up historic merchandise including Barbie doll versions of the Waterloo hitmakers, bags, posters and newspaper clippings.

Among the collectors' items purchased at the Stockholms Auktionsverk house include a rare vinyl from 1981, which sold for $7,905 (£5,270), and a purple Abba baseball jacket, which went under the hammer for $5,833 (£3,889).


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