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Austen’s ring not for Kelly

entertainment Updated: Oct 22, 2012 01:27 IST

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Singer Kelly Clarkson has been banned from taking a £152,000 ring out of Britain as it was previously owned by late author Jane Austen and has been declared a national treasure.

The 30-year-old successfully bid for the ring at a UK auction, but she is not allowed to take the ring back to the States when her British tour comes to an end tomorrow, reported Daily Star. Clarkson, who also won a first edition of the writer’s 1817 novel Persuasion, I got up at 4am to start bidding on the auction.