Restored 'Winnie-the-Pooh' bridge auctioned

This ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’ bridge has gone up for auction

LOCATION: Ashdown Forest, England

(SOUNDBITE) CHILD PLAYING POOH STICKS GAME AT ASHFORD FOREST, FREDDIE (LAST NAME NOT GIVEN), READING FROM WINNIE THE POOH BOOK:"They dropped their sticks in when Rabbit said 'Go', and then they had all hurried across to the other side of the bridge and now they were all leaning over the edge, awaiting to see whose stick would come out first."

Posingford Bridge was built in 1907 in Ashdown Forest

It inspired author A.A. Milne

and featured in stories about the honey-loving bear

Milne and his son Christopher Robin invented the game of Poohsticks on the bridge

It has recently been fully restored and reconstructed

and has an auction price tag of up to $81,000

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