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Merope Gaunt sells Slytherin’s locket to Borgin and Burkes

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Merope Gaunt sells Slytherin’s locket to Borgin and Burkes

Pregnant and desperate for money, she has no idea what it’s worth and is only given ten Galleons for it. The locket is later sold to Hepzibah Smith.

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According to Caractacus Burke, this happened "just before Christmas."

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