Doodles of Churchill up for auction

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%A series of absent-minded doodles of Sir Winston Churchill sketched on the back of a menu are expected to fetch hundreds of pounds at auction.

Auctioneers say it is unlikely the artist, railways manager Sir John Elliott, would have been aware that the pencil drawings made during a long dinner attended by the former prime minister at London's Mansion House would have any value decades later.