The table at which King Edward VIII made himself the only English monarch ever to abdicate the throne sold for $375,000 Saturday, dwarfing its presale estimate.

It was the third day of a marathon auction of 40,000 items once owned by the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.The 1755 George III library mahogany desk, considered one of the marquee items of the nine-day Sotheby's auction, had been expected to sell for about $50,000.